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The Young Offender Institution Rules 1988

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Suspended awards

58.—(1) Subject to any directions of the Secretary of State, the power to make a disciplinary award (other than a caution) shall include power to direct that the award is not to take effect unless, during a period specified in the direction (not being more than 6 months from the date of the direction), the inmate commits another offence against discipline and a direction is given under paragraph (2) below.

(2) Where an inmate commits an offence against discipline during the period specified in a direction given under paragraph (1) above, the person or board dealing with that offence may–

(a)direct that the suspended award shall take effect; or

(b)reduce the period or amount of the suspended award and direct that it shall take effect as so reduced; or

(c)vary the original direction by substituting for the period specified therein a period expiring not later than 6 months from the date of variation; or

(d)give no direction with respect to the suspended award.

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