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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

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Part 1Fine defaulters

Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (c. 43)

1In section 81(3) of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (enforcement of fines imposed on young offenders) for paragraph (a) substitute—

(a)a youth default order under section 39 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008; or.

Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44)

2(1)The Criminal Justice Act 2003 is amended as follows.

(2)In section 221(2) (provision of attendance centres) after paragraph (b) insert—

(c)default orders under section 300 of this Act, or

(d)youth default orders under section 39 of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008.

(3)In section 300 (power to impose unpaid work requirement or curfew requirement on fine defaulter)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “16” substitute “18”, and

(ii)omit paragraph (b), and

(b)in subsection (2), omit from “or, as the case may be” to “young offender)”.

(4)In Schedule 31 (modifications of community order provisions for purposes of default order) after paragraph 3 insert—

Attendance centre requirement

3AIn its application to a default order, section 214(2) (attendance centre requirement) is modified by the substitution for “not be less than 12 or more than 36” of be—

(a)not less than 12, and

(b)in the case of an amount in default which is specified in the first column of the following Table, not more than the number of hours set out opposite that amount in the second column.

TABLE
AmountNumber of hours
An amount not exceeding £20018 hours
An amount exceeding £200 but not exceeding £50021 hours
An amount exceeding £500 but not exceeding £1,00024 hours
An amount exceeding £1,000 but not exceeding £2,50030 hours
An amount exceeding £2,50036 hours.

(5)In paragraph 4(5)(a) of that Schedule (modifications of community order provisions for purposes of default order) omit “, (5)”.

(6)In paragraph 5 of that Schedule, for “or 3” substitute “, 3 or 3A”.

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