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Treatment of Offenders Act (Northern Ireland) 1968

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  1. Introductory Text


    1. Restrictions on imprisonment

      1. 1.Restrictions on imprisonment.

    2. Institutions for offenders

      1. 2.Young offenders centres and remand centres.

      2. S. 3 rep. by 2005 NI 15

      3. 4.Exercise of powers of release.

    3. Young offenders centres

      1. 5.Detention in a young offenders centre.

      2. S. 6 rep. by 1976 NI 4

      3. 7.Transfer of young offenders between institutions.

      4. 8.Transfer to prison of persons over twenty-one and maximum age for detention in a young offenders centre.

    4. Remand centres

      1. 9.Remand and committal of persons under twenty-one.

      2. Ss. 10‐13 rep. by SLR 1980; 1980 NI 10

      3. S. 14(1)(2) rep. by SLR 1980; subs. (3) rep. by...


    1. Ss. 15‐17 rep. by 1976 NI 14

    2. Suspended Sentences

      1. 18.Suspended sentence of imprisonment or order for detention in a young offenders centre.

      2. 19.Power of court on conviction of further offence to deal with suspended sentence.

      3. 20.Court which shall deal with a suspended sentence or order for detention.

      4. 21.Discovery of further offences.

    3. Miscellaneous

      1. 22.Abolition of sentence of corporal punishment.

      2. Ss. 23‐25 rep. by 1996 NI 24

      3. 26.Duration of sentence.

      4. S. 27 rep. by 1982 NI 10

      5. 28.Computation of term of imprisonment

      6. S. 29 rep. by 1976 NI 4; 1978 c. 23;...

      7. S. 30 rep. by 1989 NI 15

      8. S. 31 repeals s. 13(5) of 1953 c. 18 (NI)...


    1. 32.Financial provisions.

    2. 32A.Rules.

    3. 33.Interpretation.

    4. 34.Meaning of “imprisonment” in certain other Acts.

    5. S. 35(1), with Schedule 3, effects amendments; subs. (2) rep....

    6. 36.Short title and commencement.

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