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Part 1 U.K.Serious Crime Prevention Orders


25Offence of failing to comply with orderU.K.

(1)A person who, without reasonable excuse, fails to comply with a serious crime prevention order commits an offence.

(2)A person who commits an offence under this section is liable—

(a)on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum or to both;

(b)on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years or to a fine or to both.

(3)In the application of subsection (2)(a) in Northern Ireland, the reference to 12 months is to be read as a reference to 6 months.

(4)In proceedings for an offence under this section, a copy of the original order or any variation of it, certified as such by the proper officer of the court which made it, is admissible as evidence of its having been made and of its contents to the same extent that oral evidence of those things is admissible in those proceedings.

Commencement Information

I1S. 25 in force at 6.4.2008 by S.I. 2008/755, art. 15(1)(f)