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Custodial Sentences and Weapons (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 15 - Prisoner’s right to request early consideration by Parole Board

45.Section 15 provides that a prisoner may request earlier consideration of his/her case by the Parole Board to that fixed under section 14(4) or (7). Subsection (4) also enables a prisoner to request that a date be fixed for next considering his or her case where the Parole Board has not fixed a date under section 14(4). This section applies to those offenders who have been detained in custody following a review by the Parole Board.

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