189 Suspended sentences of imprisonment
189 Suspended sentences of imprisonment

[(1)     If a court passes a sentence of imprisonment for a term of least 14 days but not more than 2 years, it may make an order providing that the sentence of imprisonment is not to take effect unless—

(a)     during a period specified in the order for the purposes of this paragraph (“the operational period”) the offender commits another offence in the United Kingdom (whether or not punishable with imprisonment), and

(b)     a court having power to do so subsequently orders under paragraph 8 of Schedule 12 that the original sentence is to take effect.