Children Act 2001

Finding of guilt during deferment.


146.—A court which has deferred the making of a children detention order in relation to a child pursuant to section 144

( a) may make the order before the expiration of the period of deferment if during that period the child is found guilty of any offence, and

( b) where it proposes to make such an order, whether on the date originally specified by the court or by virtue of paragraph (a) before that date, may issue a summons requiring the child to appear before it and, if the child does not do so, may issue a warrant for his or her arrest.