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Criminal Justice and Courts Services Act 2000

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42Interpretation of Part II

(1)In this Part—

  • “armed forces offence” means an offence under section 70 of the [1955 c. 18.] Army Act 1955, section 70 of the [1955 c. 19.] Air Force Act 1955 or section 42 of the [1957 c. 53.] Naval Discipline Act 1957,

  • “care home” has the same meaning as in the [2000 c. 14.] Care Standards Act 2000,

  • “charity” and “charity trustee” have the same meanings as in the [1993 c. 10.] Charities Act 1993,

  • “child” means a person under the age of 18,

  • “children’s home” has—

    (a)

    in relation to England and Wales, the same meaning as in the Care Standards Act 2000,

    (b)

    in relation to Northern Ireland, the meaning which would be given by Article 90(1) of the [S.I. 1995/755 (N.I. 2).] Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 if, in Article 91(2) of that Order, sub-paragraphs (a), (f) and (g) and the words after sub-paragraph (h) were omitted,

  • “Class A drug” has the same meaning as in the [1971 c. 38.] Misuse of Drugs Act 1971,

  • “day care premises” means premises in respect of which a person is registered under Part XA of the [1989 c. 41.] Children Act 1989 for providing day care,

  • “disqualification order” has the meaning given by section 30,

  • “educational institution” means an institution which is exclusively or mainly for the provision of full-time education to children,

  • “employment” means paid employment, whether under a contract of service or apprenticeship or under a contract for services,

  • “hospital” has—

    (a)

    in relation to England and Wales, the meaning given by section 128(1) of the [1977 c. 49.] National Health Service Act 1977,

    (b)

    in relation to Northern Ireland, the meaning given by Article 2(2) of the [S.I. 1972/1265 (N.I. 14).] Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1972,

  • “local authority” has the same meaning as in the [1996 c. 56.] Education Act 1996,

  • “nursing home” has the meaning given by Article 16 of the [S.I. 1992/3204 (N.I. 20).] Registered Homes (Northern Ireland) Order 1992,

  • “private hospital” has the meaning given by Article 90(2) of the [S.I. 1986/595 (N.I. 4).] Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986,

  • “residential care home” has the meaning given by Article 3 of the [S.I. 1992/3204 (N.I. 20).] Registered Homes (Northern Ireland) Order 1992,

  • “the Tribunal” means the tribunal established by section 9 of the [1999 c. 14.] Protection of Children Act 1999,

  • “voluntary home” has the meaning given by Article 74(1) of the [S.I. 1995/755 (N.I. 2).] Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995,

  • “work” includes—

    (a)

    work of any kind, whether paid or unpaid and whether under a contract of service or apprenticeship, under a contract for services, or otherwise than under a contract, and

    (b)

    an office established by or by virtue of an enactment,

  • and “working” is to be read accordingly.

(2)In this Part references, in relation to a suspended sentence, to taking effect are to taking effect by virtue of—

(a)an order or direction under section 91 of the [1957 c. 53.] Naval Discipline Act 1957 or section 119 of the [2000 c. 6.] Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000, or

(b)the determination of the suspension under section 120 of the [1955 c. 18.] Army Act 1955 or section 120 of the [1955 c. 19.] Air Force Act 1955.

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