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The Prisons and Young Offenders Institutions (Scotland) Amendment Rules 2000

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Insertion of new rule 62DD into the principal Rules

8.  After rule 62D of the principal Rules (visits by members of the Parole Board for Scotland)(1) there is inserted the following rule:—

Visits by members or employees of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission

62DD.(1) A prisoner may receive a visit from one or two members or employees of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission for the purpose of assisting the Commission in the exercise of any of its functions.

(2) Where a prisoner receives a visit in terms of this rule —

(a)the visit shall take place within the sight of an officer; but

(b)shall take place outwith the hearing of any officer unless the member or employee of the Commission or the prisoner otherwise requests..


Rule 62D was inserted by S.I. 1998/1589, rule 28.

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