Part 3 Amendment of Suspended Sentence Order
Part 3 Amendment of Suspended Sentence Order

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This Part of this Schedule applies only in relation to a suspended sentence order that imposes one or more community requirements.]

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(1)     Where at any time while a suspended sentence order is in force [during the supervision period of a suspended sentence order], it appears to the appropriate court on the application of the offender or [an officer of a provider of probation services] that, having regard to the circumstances which have arisen since the order was made, it would be in the interests of justice to do so, the court may cancel the community requirements of the suspended sentence order.

(2)     The circumstances in which the appropriate court may exercise its power under sub-paragraph (1) include the offender's making good progress or his responding satisfactorily to supervision.

(3)     In this paragraph “the appropriate court” means—

(a)     in the case of a suspended sentence order which is subject to review, the court responsible for the order,

(b)     in the case of a suspended sentence order which was made by the Crown Court and does not include any direction that any failure to comply with the community requirements of the order is to be dealt with by a magistrates' court, the Crown Court, and

(c)     in any other case, a magistrates' court [acting in the local justice area] concerned.

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(1)     This paragraph applies where at any time while a suspended sentence order is in force [during the supervision period of a suspended sentence order] in respect of an offender—

(a)     the offender is

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