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Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Act 1997

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39Fine defaulters and persons convicted of contempt of court

(1)Sections 34 and 37 of this Act apply to persons on whom imprisonment or, as the case may be, detention in a young offenders institution has been imposed—

(a)under section 219 of the 1995 Act (imprisonment for non-payment of fine); or

(b)for contempt of court,

as they apply to persons sentenced to imprisonment, or on whom detention has been imposed, on conviction of an offence.

(2)Section 34 of this Act shall apply to children in respect of whom detention has been imposed for fine default or contempt of court as it applies, by virtue of subsections (5), (6) and (7) of section 35 of this Act, to persons sentenced to be detained under 44 (detention of children in summary proceedings) or detained for determinate periods under section 208 (detention of children convicted on indictment) of the 1995 Act.

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