Children Act 2001
Alternative to detention where no place available in children detention school.
(a) a court would impose a period of detention on a child F127[…] if a place were available for the child in a children detention school,
(b) such a place is not available, and
(c) the court is satisfied that it would not be appropriate in the particular case to defer making a children detention order,
it may make, instead of a children detention order, an order imposing on the child the community sanction it considers most appropriate for the child.
Deleted (1.03.2007) by Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006), s. 158 and sch. 4 am. no. 13, S.I. No. 65 of 2007.