Modifications etc. (not altering text)
5(1)If at any time while a youth rehabilitation order is in force it appears on information to a justice of the peace that an offender has failed to comply with a youth rehabilitation order, the justice may—E+W
(a)issue a summons requiring the offender to appear at the place and time specified in it, or
(b)if the information is in writing and on oath, issue a warrant for the offender's arrest.
(2)Any summons or warrant issued under this paragraph must direct the offender to appear or be brought—
(a)if the youth rehabilitation order was made by the Crown Court and does not include a direction under paragraph 36 of Schedule 1, before the Crown Court, and
(b)in any other case, before the appropriate court.
(3)In sub-paragraph (2), “appropriate court” means—
(a)if the offender is aged under 18, a youth court acting in the relevant local justice area, and
(b)if the offender is aged 18 or over, a magistrates' court (other than a youth court) acting in that local justice area.
(4)In sub-paragraph (3), “relevant local justice area” means—
(a)the local justice area in which the offender resides, or
(b)if it is not known where the offender resides, the local justice area specified in the youth rehabilitation order.
(5)Sub-paragraphs (6) and (7) apply where the offender does not appear in answer to a summons issued under this paragraph.
(6)If the summons required the offender to appear before the Crown Court, the Crown Court may—
(a)unless the summons was issued under this sub-paragraph, issue a further summons requiring the offender to appear at the place and time specified in it, or
(b)in any case, issue a warrant for the arrest of the offender.
(7)If the summons required the offender to appear before a magistrates' court, the magistrates' court may issue a warrant for the arrest of the offender.