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The Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998

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52.  In Article 7, for paragraph (1) (supplementary provisions as to probation and discharge) substitute the following paragraph—

(1) Without prejudice to Article 36(1) of the Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 (which enables a court to order the parent or guardian of a child found guilty of an offence to give security for his good behaviour), a court may, on the making of an order for conditional discharge or a probation order, if it thinks it expedient for the purpose of the reformation of the offender, require the offender, or—

(a)if the offender is under the age of 16 years, his parent or guardian; or

(b)if the offender has attainedthe age of 14years but is under the age of 17 years, the offender or his parent or guardian,

to give security for the good behaviour of the offender..

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