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

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2000 No. 187



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


14th June 2000

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

16th June 2000

Coming into force in accordance with rule 1(2)

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by section 39 of the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Rules:


1989 c. 45; section 39 was amended by the Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993 (c. 9) (“the 1993 Act”), sections 24 and 25, Schedule 5, paragraph 6(6) and Schedule 7, by the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c. 33) (“the 1994 Act”), sections 116(4) and 130(4) and by the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37), Schedule 8, paragraph 71; section 39 is to be read with sections 3A(5), (6) and (7) (which was inserted by the Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Act 1997 (c. 48) (“the 1997 Act”)), section 43(2), 8(1) and (2), 11(1), 12 (as amended by the 1993 Act, Schedule 5, paragraph 6(2)), 14(1) (as amended by the 1993 Act Schedule 5, paragraph 6(3)), 19(3) and (4) (as amended by the 1993 Act, Schedule 5, paragraph 6(4)), 24 (which was repealed by the 1993 Act, Schedule 7 but was saved by Schedule 6 to that Act in relation to any “existing prisoner” within the meaning specified in paragraph 1 of Schedule 6), 33A (which was inserted by the 1994 Act, section 116(3)), 41(2B) (which was inserted by the 1994 Act, section 153(3)), 41B(1) (which was inserted by the 1994 Act, section 151(2)) and 41C(1) (which was inserted by the 1997 Act, section 42) of the 1989 Act; section 39 is also to be read with sections 107(4), 110(7) and 114(3) of the 1994 Act; section 39 was extended by the Courts Martial (Appeals) Act 1968 (c. 20), section 52 (as amended by the 1989 Act, Schedule 2, paragraph 10). 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).

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