Part 3 Revocation of Order


(1)     This paragraph applies where a community order, other than an order made by the Crown Court and falling within paragraph 14(1)(a), is in force and on the application of the offender or [an officer of a provider of probation services] it appears to the appropriate magistrates' court that, having regard to circumstances which have arisen since the order was made, it would be in the interests of justice—

(a)     for the order to be revoked, or

(b)     for the offender to be dealt with in some other way for the offence in respect of which the order was made.

(2)     The appropriate magistrates' court may—

(a)     revoke the order, or

(b)     both—

(i)     revoke the order, and

(ii)     deal with the offender, for the offence in respect of which the order was made, in any way in which it could deal with him if he had just been convicted by the court of the offence.

(3)     The circumstances in which a community order may be revoked under sub-paragraph (2) include the offender's making good progress or his responding satisfactorily to supervision or treat

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