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Custodial Sentences and Weapons (Scotland) Act 2007

Effect of sentences framed to take effect consecutively on extension periods

117.Paragraph 5 provides the arrangements for the effects of extended sentences to be framed consecutively. The table below sets out how this schedule deals with the various permutations of sentences running consecutively.

Previous Sentence (PS)Further Sentence (FS)Order to be servedRelevant provisions of schedule
Custody and community (Extended)Custody-onlyCustody part of PS – Custody-only FS – Community part of PS – Extension period of PSParas 1, 3 and 5(1)
Custody and community (Extended)Custody and communityCustody part of PS – Custody part of FS – Community part of PS – Community part of FS – Extension period of PSParas 1, 4 and 5(2)
Custody and communityCustody and community (Extended)Custody part of PS – Custody part of FS – Community part of PS – Community part of FS – Extension period of FSParas 1, 4 and 5(3)
Custody and community (Extended)Custody and community (Extended)Custody part of PS – Custody part of FS – Community part of PS – Community part of FS – Aggregated extension period for PS and FS (limited to a maximum of ten years)Paras 1, 4 and 5(4)

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