171. Extension of referral.

Provision is made for what is to happen when an offender is convicted of further offences while for the time being subject to a referral order1. If:

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    (1)     the occasion on which the offender was referred to the youth offender panel2 is the only other occasion on which it has fallen to a court in the United Kingdom3 to deal with the offender for any offence or offences4, and the offender committed the relevant offence5, and any connected offence, before he was referred to the panel6, the relevant court may sentence the offender for the offence by making an