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Crime (Sentences) Act 1997

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3(1)If the Secretary of State is satisfied, in the case of—

(a)a person remanded in custody in any part of the United Kingdom in connection with an offence;

(b)a person serving a sentence of imprisonment in any part of the United Kingdom; or

(c)a person not falling within paragraph (a) or (b) above who is detained in a prison in any part of the United Kingdom,

that the attendance of that person at any place in that or any other part of the United Kingdom or in any of the Channel Islands is desirable in the interests of justice or for the purposes of any public inquiry, the Secretary of State may direct that person to be taken to that place.

(2)If the Secretary of State is satisfied, in the case of—

(a)a person remanded in custody in any of the Channel Islands in connection with an offence;

(b)a person serving a sentence of imprisonment in any of the Islands; or

(c)a person not falling within paragraph (a) or (b) above who is detained in a prison in any of the Channel Islands,

that the attendance of that person at any place in the United Kingdom is desirable in the interests of justice or for the purposes of any public inquiry, the Secretary of State may direct that person to be taken to that place.

(3)Where any person is directed under this paragraph to be taken to any place he shall, unless the Secretary of State otherwise directs, be kept in custody while being so taken, while at that place, and while being taken back to the prison or other institution or place in which he is required in accordance with law to be detained.

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