Criminal Justice Act 2007

22.

Amendment of section 11 of Act of 1984.

22.— Section 11 of the Act of 1984 is amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (1):

“(1) Any sentence of imprisonment passed on a person for an offence—

( a) committed while on bail, whether committed before or after the commencement of section 22 of the Criminal Justice Act 2007, or

( b) committed after such commencement while the person is unlawfully at large after the issue of a warrant for his or her arrest for non-compliance with a condition of the recognisance concerned,

shall be consecutive on any sentence passed on him or her for a previous offence or, if he or she is sentenced in respect of two or more previous offences, on the sentence last due to expire, so however that, where two or more consecutive sentences as required by this section are passed by the District Court, the aggregate term of imprisonment in respect of those consecutive sentences shall not exceed 2 years.”.