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Custodial Sentences and Weapons (Scotland) Act 2007

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1The Parole Board for Scotland

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(1)There shall continue to be a body to be known as the Parole Board for Scotland (the “Parole Board”).

(2)The Parole Board’s principal function is to give directions to the Scottish Ministers in relation to any matter referred to it under Part 2 relating to the release of prisoners.

(3)The Parole Board has such other functions as are conferred on it by virtue of this Act and any other enactment.

(4)In carrying out any of its functions in relation to a person in respect of whom a risk management plan has been prepared under section 6(1) of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003 (asp 7), the Parole Board must have regard to the plan.

(5)Schedule 1 makes further provision about the Parole Board.

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