390. Power to make a detention order.

A detention order is an order that the person in respect of whom it is made ('the defaulter') be detained for a period specified in the order in whatever youth detention accommodation1 the Secretary of State2 decides3. A youth court4 may make a detention order:


    (1)     in respect of a person aged under 18 (but not under 145) whom it is satisfied beyond reasonable doubt is in breach of a provision of an injunction6; and


    (2)     where it is satisfied that a defaulter has failed to comply with the requirements of a supervision order7.

The court may make the order