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Custodial Sentences and Weapons (Scotland) Act 2007

Special case: extended sentences

112.Paragraph 7 provides that where a custody and community sentence mentioned in paragraphs 2 and 3 is an extended sentence, references to the prisoner’s sentences are to be read as references to the confinement period/s of the extended sentence/s.

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