300 Power to impose unpaid work requirement [curfew requirement or attendance centre requirement] on fine defaulter
300 Power to impose unpaid work requirement [curfew requirement or attendance centre requirement] on fine defaulter

(1)     Subsection (2) applies in any case where, in respect of a person aged 16 [18] or over, a magistrates' court—

(a)     has power under Part 3 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (c 43) to issue a warrant of commitment for default in paying a sum adjudged to be paid by a conviction (other than a sum ordered to be paid under section 6 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (c 29)), or

(b)     would, but for section 89 of the Sentencing Act (restrictions on custodial sentences for persons under 18), have power to issue such a warrant for such default.