Criminal Justice Act 2007

60.

Amendment of section 99 of Act of 2006.

60.— Section 99 of the Act of 2006 is amended—

( a) in subsection (9), by the substitution of “the court before which proceedings for the offence are brought shall, before imposing sentence for that offence” for “the court before which proceedings for the offence were brought shall, after imposing sentence for that offence”,

( b) in subsection (10), by the substitution of “other than a period spent in custody by the person in respect of an offence referred to in subsection (9)” for “other than a period during which the person was serving a sentence of imprisonment in respect of an offence referred to in subsection (9)”,

( c) by the insertion of the following subsection after subsection (10):

“(10A) The court referred to in subsection (10) shall remand the person concerned in custody or on bail to the next sitting of the court referred to in subsection (9) for the purpose of that court imposing sentence on that person for the offence referred to in that subsection.”,

( d) in subsection (11), by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph ( a):

“( a) Where an order under subsection (1) is revoked under subsection (10), a sentence of imprisonment (other than a sentence consisting of imprisonment for life) imposed on the person concerned under subsection (10A) shall not commence until the expiration of any period of imprisonment required to be served by the person under subsection (10).”,

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( e) by the addition of the following subsection:

“(20) Where a court imposes a sentence of a term of imprisonment that is to run consecutively to a sentence of a term of imprisonment the operation of a part of which is suspended, the first-mentioned sentence shall commence at the expiration of the part of the second-mentioned sentence the operation of which is not suspended.”.