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The Prisons and Young Offenders Institutions (Scotland) Amendment Rules 2002

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12.—(1) In this rule–

“existing prisoner” means a person who, at the relevant date, requires to be detained in a prison or a young offenders institution; and

“the relevant date” means 1st April 2002.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), on the relevant date the security category held by every existing prisoner shall cease to have effect, and, in place of that prisoner’s security category, the Governor shall be deemed to have assigned the prisoner the supervision level that is set out opposite the security category in the Table set out below:–

Security CategorySupervision Level
AHigh
BHigh
CMedium
Limited DLow
DLow

(3) Any existing prisoner who is, in terms of rule 91, an eligible prisoner, shall, on the relevant date, be deemed to have been assigned low supervision level by the Governor.

(4) The supervision level of every existing prisoner shall be reviewed by the Governor in accordance with Part 2A of the principal Rules, as substituted by these Rules–

(a)at the date that has been given to an existing prisoner for the next review of his security category; or

(b)where an existing prisoner has not been given a date for the next review of his security category, within 12 months of the assignment or the most recent review of his security category.

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