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deferred sentence

in Scotland a court can put off sentencing an offender, either for a short time to obtain reports to assist in disposal or often for a longer time on conditions, the most common being a deferred sentence for the accused to be of good behaviour or, less often, to allow repayment of sums embezzled or stolen. For England, see SUSPENDED SENTENCE.
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Sheriff Kenneth Robb deferred sentence to June 17, 2020.
As he further deferred sentence until next month for that report to be prepared, Sheriff Seith Ireland said: "There may be some useful information about your background to assist the court in making a proper and just disposal in your case."
Recent research has shown that the use of deferred sentences, with the twin elements of final court control plus focused initiatives within the period of deferment, can substantially reduce female imprisonment, the latter being the desired aim of the North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones and partners on the North Wales Criminal Justice Board.
The church requirement is just one of the conditions that Norman placed on Alred's deferred sentence. The judge also ordered him to finish high school and complete welding school.
She deferred sentence until August 7 on the proviso he entered the programme and did not commit any further offences during that time.
The man was given a two-year deferred sentence and must pay restitution to the owners of the damaged cars.
Judge Guy Whitburn deferred sentence for six months while O'Donnell continues an existing community order and drug rehabilitation scheme.
Teesside Magistrates have deferred sentence on Amanda Jane Riley, 22, for three months so she can prove she has given up her life of vice, crime and drugs.
Recorder Patrick Harrington QC deferred sentence on the pair after hearing one of the men had a partner and child and ``every chance of turning into a responsible adult'' and the other came from a decent family who were supporting him.
Sheriff Ian Wallace deferred sentence on Mann, of Hopecroft Road, Bucksburn, until next month for reports.
Sheriff Brian Mohan deferred sentence until April to allow Farish to take steps to ensure that it never happens again.
Sheriff Robertson deferred sentence until August 8 for the report previously requested.