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Detention in a young offender institution: consecutive sentences etcE+W
269Detention in a young offender institution: consecutive sentencesE+W

(1)Where—

(a)an offender is convicted of more than one offence for which a sentence of detention in a young offender institution is available, or

(b)an offender who is serving a sentence of detention in a young offender institution is convicted of one or more further offences for which a sentence of detention in a young offender institution is available,

the court has the same power to pass consecutive sentences of detention in a young offender institution as if they were sentences of imprisonment.

(2)Where an offender who—

(a)is serving a sentence of detention in a young offender institution, and

(b)is aged 21 or over,

is convicted of one or more further offences for which the offender is liable to imprisonment, the court has the power to pass one or more sentences of imprisonment to run consecutively upon the sentence of detention in a young offender institution.

This is subject to section 225 (restriction on consecutive sentences for released prisoners).

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I1S. 269 in force at 1.12.2020 by S.I. 2020/1236, reg. 2

270Sentence of detention in a young offender institution where offender subject to detention and training orderE+W

(1)This section applies where the court imposes a sentence of detention in a young offender institution in the case of an offender who is subject to a relevant detention and training order.

(2)If the offender has not at any time been released for supervision under the detention and training order, the court may order that the sentence of detention in a young offender institution is to take effect at the time when the offender would otherwise be released under the relevant detention and training order (see section 248(5)).

(3)Otherwise, the sentence of detention in a young offender institution takes effect at the beginning of the day on which it is passed.

(4)In this section “relevant detention and training order” means—

(a)a detention and training order under section 233,

(b)an order under section 211 of the Armed Forces Act 2006 (corresponding order under that Act), or

(c)an order under section 100 of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (detention and training order: offender convicted before the commencement of this Act).

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 270 modified by 2006 c. 52, s. 213(2)(d) (as substituted (1.12.2020) by Sentencing Act 2020 (c. 17), s. 416(1), Sch. 25 para. 33(2) (with s. 416(7), Sch. 27); S.I. 2020/1236, reg. 2)

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I2S. 270 in force at 1.12.2020 by S.I. 2020/1236, reg. 2

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