Part 3 General Provisions
Part 3 General Provisions

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In this Part of this Schedule—

“corresponding order” means the order specified under paragraph 1(6)(b) or 3(6);

“home court” means—

(a)     if the offender resides in Scotland, or will be residing there at the relevant time, the sheriff court having jurisdiction in the locality in which he resides or proposes to reside, and

(b)     if he resides in Northern Ireland, or will be residing there at the relevant time, the court of summary jurisdiction acting for the petty sessions district in which he resides or proposes to reside [a court of summary jurisdiction];

“the local authority officer concerned”, in relation to an offender, means the officer of a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994 (c 39) responsible for his supervision [and for discharging in relation to him the functions of the responsible officer under sections 227A to 227ZK] of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 (c 46);

“the probation officer concerned”, in relation to an offender, means the probation officer responsible for his supervision or, as the case may be, discharging in relation to him the functions conferred by Part 2 of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996;

“the relevant time” means the time when the order or the amendment to it comes into force.

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Where a community order is made or amended in accordance with paragraph 1 or 3, the court which makes or amends the order must provide the home court with a copy of the order as made

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