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Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002

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Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (S.I. 1998/1504 (N.I. 9))

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67(1)Article 2 (interpretation) is amended as follows.

(2)In paragraph (2), in the definitions of “community order”, “community sentence” and “custodial sentence”—

(a)insert at the beginning ““combination order”,”, and

(b)after ““community sentence”” insert “, “community service order””.

(3)After those definitions insert—

“community responsibility order” means an order under Article 36E;

“custody care order” means an order under Article 44A;.

(4)In that paragraph, after the definition of “custody officer” insert—

“Director” means the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland;.

(5)In that paragraph, after the definition of “notice” insert—

“Order Book” means the Order Book required to be kept under rule 19 of the Magistrates' Courts Rules (Northern Ireland) 1984 (SR 1984 No. 225);.

(6)In that paragraph, after the definition of “parental responsibility” insert—

“place of safety” has the same meaning as in Article 39(8) of the Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (N.I. 12);

“police officer” and “police support staff” have the same meaning as in the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 2000 (c. 32);

“probation order” means an order under Article 10 of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (N.I. 24);.

(7)In that paragraph, after the definition of “relative” insert—

“remand centre” has the same meaning as in the Treatment of Offenders Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 29 (N.I.));

“reparation order” means an order under Article 36A;

“responsible officer”—

(a)in relation to an offender subject to a reparation order, has the meaning assigned to it by Article 36D(2);

(b)in relation to an offender subject to a community responsibility order, has the meaning assigned to it by Article 36E(4); and

(c)in relation to an offender subject to a youth conference order, has the meaning assigned to it by Article 36K(3);

“secure accommodation” means accommodation provided for the purpose of restricting liberty;.

(8)At the end of that paragraph insert—

“youth conference” has the meaning given by Article 3A, “diversionary youth conference” has the meaning given by Article 10A(2) and “court-ordered youth conference” has the meaning given by Article 33A(5);

“youth conference co-ordinator” means a person designated under Article 3A(3);

“youth conference order” has the meaning given by Article 36J(2);

“youth conference plan” has the meaning given by Article 3C.

(9)After paragraph (3) insert—

(4)References in this Order to an offence punishable, in the case of an adult, with imprisonment are to be construed without regard to any prohibition or restriction imposed by or under any statutory provision on the imprisonment of adults who are under the age of 21.

(5)References in this Order to associated offences are to be construed in accordance with Article 2(7) of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996 (N.I. 24).

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