[226B Extended sentence for certain violent[, sexual or terrorism] offences: persons under 18]
[226B Extended sentence for certain violent[, sexual or terrorism] offences: persons under 18]

[(1)     This section applies where—

(a)     a person aged under 18 is convicted of a specified offence (whether the offence was committed before or after this section comes into force),

(b)     the court considers that there is a significant risk to members of the public of serious harm occasioned by the commission by the offender of further specified offences,

(c)     the court is not required by section 226(2) to impose a sentence of detention for life under section 91 of the Sentencing Act, and

(d)     if the court were to impose an extended sentence of detention, the term that it would specify as the appropriate custodial term would be at least 4 years.

(2)     The court may impose an extended sentence of detention on the offender.