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Custodial Sentences and Weapons (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 22 - Review by Parole Board

54.This section requires the Parole Board, on referral of the case by the Scottish Ministers under section 21, to determine before the expiry of the punishment part of the sentence whether or not the life prisoner, if not confined, would be likely to cause serious harm to the public.

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