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1(1)This paragraph applies where a prisoner—
(a)is serving, or liable to serve, two or more custody-only sentences, and
(b)is not serving, or liable to serve, any other sentence of imprisonment.
(2)Part 2 applies subject to the following modifications.
(3)In sections 5 and 34(1), references to the prisoner’s sentence are to be read as references to the custody-only sentence which expires after the expiry of the other custody-only sentence (or sentences) imposed on the prisoner.
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