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Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014

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4Supervision of certain young offenders after release from detention

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(1)Section 256B of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (supervision of young offenders after release) is amended as follows.

(2)For subsection (1) substitute—

(1)This section applies where a person (“the offender”) is released under this Chapter if—

(a)the person is, at the time of the release, serving a sentence of detention under section 91 of the Sentencing Act which is for a term of less than 12 months, and

(b)the person is aged under 18 on the last day of the requisite custodial period (as defined in section 243A(3)).

(1A)This section also applies where a person (“the offender”) is released under this Chapter if—

(a)the person is, at the time of the release, serving a sentence of detention under section 91 or 96 of the Sentencing Act which is for a term of less than 12 months, and

(b)the sentence was imposed in respect of an offence committed before the day on which section 1 of the Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014 came into force.

(3)In subsection (2)(c), omit “if the offender is under the age of 18 years at the date of release,”.

(4)In subsection (7)—

(a)for paragraph (c) substitute—

(c)where the offender is aged 18 or over—

(i)drug testing requirements (see section 256D);

(ii)drug appointment requirements (see section 256E).

(5)After that subsection insert—

(7A)Paragraph (c)(i) and (ii) of subsection (7) have effect subject to the restrictions in sections 256D(2) and 256E(2).

(6)Omit subsection (8).

(7)For subsection (9) substitute—

(9)The Secretary of State may make rules about the requirements that may be imposed by virtue of subsection (7)(a) or (b).

(8)Omit subsection (10).

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