459. Period of deferment.

Where sentence is deferred1 it must be until such date as may be specified by the court2, not being more than six months after the date on which the deferment is announced by the court; and, where the passing of sentence has been so deferred, it may not3 be further deferred4.

A court which has so deferred passing sentence on an offender may deal with him before the end of the period of deferment if during that period he is convicted in Great Britain of any offence5. Where a court has deferred passing sentence on an offender who undertook to