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Chapter IIE+WDetention and custody of young offenders

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Pt. 5 Ch. 2 power to modify, amend or repeal conferred (30.9.2003) by Armed Forces Act 2001 (c. 19), ss. 31(1)(a)(3)(6)(7), 39(2); S.I. 2003/2268, art. 2

Detention in a young offender institutionE+W

96 Detention in a young offender institution for other cases where offender at least 18 but under 21.E+W

Subject to sections 90, 93 and 94 above, where—

(a)a person aged at least 18 but under 21 is convicted of an offence which is punishable with imprisonment in the case of a person aged 21 or over, and

(b)the court is of the opinion that either or both of paragraphs (a) and (b) of section 79(2) above apply or the case falls within section 79(3),

the sentence that the court is to pass is a sentence of detention in a young offender institution.