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Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975

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242Notice to Prison Commissioners of attendance of appellant at hearing

When an appellant or applicant is entitled, or has been granted leave to be present at any diet—

(a)before the High Court or any judge thereof, or

(b)for the taking of additional evidence before a person appointed for the purpose under section 252(b) of this Act, or

(c)for an examination or investigation by a special commissioner in terms of section 252(d) of this Act,

the Clerk of Justiciary shall give timeous notice to the Prison Commissioners for Scotland, in the form set out in an Act of Adjournal under the Criminal Appeal (Scotland) Act 1926 or under this Act or as nearly as may be in such form, which notice shall be sufficient warrant to the said Commissioners for transmitting the appellant or applicant in custody from prison to the place where said diet or any subsequent diets are to be held and for reconveying him to prison at the conclusion of the said diet and any subsequent diets. The appellant or applicant shall appear at all such diets in ordinary civilian clothes.

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