152 General restrictions on imposing discretionary custodial sentences
152 General restrictions on imposing discretionary custodial sentences

(1)     This section applies where a person is convicted of an offence punishable with a custodial sentence other than one—

(a)     fixed by law, or

(b)     falling to be imposed [under [a provision mentioned in subsection (1A)]].

[(1A)     The provisions referred to in subsection (1)(b) are—

(a)     section 1(2B) or 1A(5) of the Prevention of Crime Act 1953;

(b)     section 51A(2) of the Firearms Act 1968;

(c)     section 139(6B), 139A(5B) or 139AA(7) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988;

(d)     section 110(2) or 111(2) of the Sentencing Act;

(e)     section 224A, 225(2) or 226(2) of this Act;

(f)     section 29(4) or (6) of the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006.]