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Armed Forces Act 2006

Section 234: Recognizances and fines under section 233: further provision

465.Subsection (1) restricts the amount for which a parent or guardian may be required to enter into a recognizance, and subsection (2) restricts the period for which he may be entered to do so.

466.Subsection (3) requires the court to take into account the parent or guardian’s means, in the same way as when imposing a fine (see section 249).

467.If the court has also passed an overseas community order on the offender, subsection (4) allows the recognizance to require his parent or guardian to ensure that he complies with that order.

468.Subsection (5) applies other provisions of the Act, relating to fines imposed on offenders, to a fine imposed on a parent or guardian for refusing to enter into a recognizance.

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