(1) The Court may order that the person who is the subject of an application under section 161A(2) serve a term of imprisonment for a period of one day in respect of each penalty unit, or part of a penalty unit, of the amount of the penalty units which is the equivalent amount of the outstanding fine under any infringement warrant in default of payment of the outstanding fine.
(2) If the Court makes a time served order, the Court must take as time served the period before the sheriff applied under section 161A(2) during which the person was in custody.
(3) The Court may make a time served order whether or not the person—
(a) is brought before the Court; or
(b) has been released from custody after the sheriff applied to the Court under section 161A(2).
(4) If the Court makes a time served order for a part of the amount of the outstanding fine under any infringement warrant, it may make an order under section 161C in respect of any remaining amount.
S. 161C inserted by No. 29/2016 s. 89.