Where a magistrates' court1 that has power to commit to prison a person convicted of an offence, or would have that power but for the statutory provisions relating to the restrictions on the power to impose imprisonment for default2 or the supervision of pending payments3, it may order him to be detained within the precincts of the courthouse or at any police station until such hour, not later than 8 o'clock in the evening of the day on which the order is made4, as the court may direct, and, if it does so, must not, where it has power
**Trials are provided to all LexisPSL and LexisLibrary content, excluding Practice Compliance, Practice Management and Risk and Compliance, subscription packages are tailored to your specific needs. To discuss trialling these LexisPSL services please email customer service via our online form. Free trials are only available to individuals based in the UK. We may terminate this trial at any time or decide not to give a trial, for any reason. Trial includes one question to LexisAsk during the length of the trial.
To view the latest version of this document and millions of others like it, sign-in to LexisLibrary or register for a free trial.
EXISTING USER? SIGN IN
TAKE A FREE TRIAL
0330 161 1234