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The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Order 1998

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This Order brings into force on 30th September 1998, 1st December 1998 or 4th January 1999 most of the provisions of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 which are not already in force.

Provisions on youth justice services, youth offending teams and youth justice plans (sections 38 to 40), date of first appearance in bail cases (section 46), powers of magistrates' courts exercisable by single justices (section 49), no committal proceedings for indictable-only offences (sections 51 and 52) and reprimands and warnings (sections 65 and 66) are commenced in areas specified in the Schedules to the Order.

This Order does not bring into force provisions on anti-social behaviour orders (sections 1 and 19), time limits (sections 43 to 45), detention and training orders (sections 73 to 79), sentencing guidelines and Advisory Panel (sections 80 and 81), remands and committals (sections 97 and 98), the power to release short-term prisoners on curfew conditions (sections 99 and 100) or the recall to prison of short-term prisoners (section 103).

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