17. Term of detention.

Until a day to be appointed1 the maximum term of detention in a young offender institution2 that a court3 may impose for an offence is the same as the maximum term of imprisonment that it may impose for that offence4, although a court may not pass sentence5 for an offender's detention in a young offender institution for less than 21 days6. Where an offender is convicted of more than one offence for which he is liable to a sentence of detention in a young offender institution, or an offender who is serving such a sentence is convicted of one