SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 25E+WAmendments to armed forces legislation

Part 2 E+WArmed Forces Act 2006

Restrictions on imposing community punishmentE+W

Prospective

F124. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Prospective

25In section 254(1) (savings for powers to mitigate sentence etc.) for “and 270” substitute “ , 270 and 270B ”.

26(1)Section 270 (community punishments: general restrictions etc.) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)After subsection (6) insert—

(6A)The fact that by virtue of any provision of this section—

(a)a community punishment may be awarded in respect of an offence, or

(b)particular restrictions on liberty may be imposed by a community punishment,

does not require a court to award such a punishment or to impose those restrictions.

F2(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F2(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Annotations:

Amendments (Textual)

Commencement Information

I1Sch. 25 para. 26(1)(2) in force at 31.10.2009 by S.I. 2009/1028, art. 2(b)

Prospective

F327. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .