Search Legislation

The Discontinuance of Prisons (Scotland) Order 2000

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Opening Options

 Help about opening options

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Scottish Statutory Instruments

2000 No. 186

PRISONS

The Discontinuance of Prisons (Scotland) Order 2000

Made

14th June 2000

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

16th June 2000

Coming into force in accordance with article 1

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 37(1) of the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Discontinuance of Prisons (Scotland) Order 2000 and shall come into force as follows:–

(a)articles 1 and 2 on 7th July 2000; and

(b)article 3 on 28th July 2000.

Discontinuance of prisons

2.  Penninghame prison and Longriggend prison are hereby discontinued.

3.  Dungavel prison is hereby discontinued.

ANGUS MACKAY

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

14th June 2000

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order provides for the discontinuance of three prisons. Penninghame prison and Longriggend prison will discontinue as prisons on 7th July 2000. Dungavel prison will discontinue as a prison on 28th July 2000.

(1)

1989 c. 45. The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources