282 Increase in maximum term that may be imposed on summary conviction of offence triable either way
282 Increase in maximum term that may be imposed on summary conviction of offence triable either way

(1)     In section 32 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (c 43) (penalties on summary conviction for offences triable either way) in subsection (1) (offences listed in Schedule 1 to that Act) for “not exceeding 6 months” there is substituted “not exceeding 12 months”.

(2)     Subsection (3) applies to any offence triable either way which—

(a)     is an offence under a relevant enactment,

(b)     is punishable with imprisonment on summary conviction, and

(c)     is not listed in Schedule 1 to the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980.