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Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999

Section 9: Duration of contract

60.The contract runs from the date that it is agreed (subsection (2)) and lasts for the period specified by the court in its referral order (subsection (3)), except where the order is subsequently extended by the court following a further offence or is terminated by a court after the offender has been referred back to the court by the youth offender panel (subsections (5) and (6)).

61.Where the court has made two or more referral orders, the contract may not continue in force for more than 12 months after it is agreed (subsection (4)).

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