Sentencing – Deferral of sentence – Imposition of non-harassment order (NHO). Sheriff Appeal Court: Refusing an appeal against sentence by an appellant who was found guilty of charges of threatening or abusive behaviour and carrying an offensive weapon, the sheriff deferring sentence for just under three months and imposing a NHO for a period of 2 years, the court held that it was competent for a court to make a non-harassment order (NHO) at the same time as deferring sentence.