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Criminal Justice (Community Service Orders) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2009

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The Criminal Justice (Community Service Orders) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2009

 

THE STATES, in pursuance of their Resolution of the 25th day of November, 2009[a], and in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 14 of the Criminal Justice (Community Service Orders) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2006[b], and all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby order:-

 

Amendment of the Criminal Justice (Community Service Orders) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2006.

1.      The Criminal Justice (Community Service Orders) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2006 ("the Law"), is amended as follows.

 

2.      For section 1(3) of the Law substitute -

 

"(3)      The number of hours which a person may be required to work under a community service order shall be specified in the order and shall be in the aggregate -

 

(a)      where the order is made by the Magistrate's Court -

 

(i)      when sitting as the Juvenile Court pursuant to the Criminal Justice (Children and Juvenile Court Reform) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 2008, not less than 10 and not more than 180, and

 

(ii)      in any other case, not less than 40 and not more than 180, and

 

(b)      where the order is made by the Royal Court, not less than 40 and not more than 240.".

 

Interpretation.

3.       (1)      The provisions of the Interpretation (Guernsey) Law, 1948[c] shall apply to the interpretation of this Ordinance throughout the Bailiwick of Guernsey.

 

(2)      Unless the context requires otherwise, references in this Ordinance to any enactment are references thereto as amended, varied, re-enacted (with or without modification), extended or applied.

 

Citation.

4.      This Ordinance may be cited as the Criminal Justice (Community Service Orders) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2009.

 

Commencement.

5.      This Ordinance shall come into force on the 4th January 2010

 

 


[a]

Article XV of Billet d'√Čtat No. XXXI of 2009.

[b]

Orders in Council No. XII of 2007 and Recueil d' Ordonnances Tome XXXII, p. 618.

[c]

Ordres en Conseil Vol. XIII, p. 355.