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Custodial Sentences and Weapons (Scotland) Act 2007

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5(1)This paragraph applies where a prisoner is serving, or liable to serve, at least one life sentence and any of the following—

(a)a custody-only sentence,

(b)two or more custody-only sentences,

(c)a custody and community sentence,

(d)two or more custody and community sentences.

(2)Part 2 applies subject to the following modifications.

(3)Sections 5, 9 to 19, 30, 31, 34(1) and (2), 43 and 47 to 49 do not apply.

(4)In sections 20 to 23, references to the punishment part are to be read as references to the custody-only sentence, the custody part of the custody and community sentence or, as the case may be, the punishment part of the life sentence which expires after the expiry of—

(a)any other custody-only sentence (or sentences) imposed on the prisoner,

(b)the custody part of any other custody and community sentence (or sentences) so imposed, and

(c)the punishment part of any other life sentence (or sentences) so imposed.

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