11. The period of detention and training.

An offender must serve the period of detention and training under a detention and training order1 in such youth detention accommodation2 as may be determined by the Secretary of State3. The period of detention and training under a detention and training order is4 one-half of the term of the order5: however:

(1)     the Secretary of State may at any time release the offender if he is satisfied that exceptional circumstances exist which justify the offender's release on compassionate grounds6;

(2)     the Secretary of State may release the offender either at any time during the period of one month ending with the