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Crime (Sentences) Act 1997

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5(1)This paragraph applies in relation to—

(a)prisoners repatriated to Scotland before 25th October 1996 (the “relevant date”) who were still serving sentences, which were imposed before 1st October 1993 in the country or territory from which they were transferred, on the relevant date; and

(b)prisoners repatriated to Scotland in respect of such sentences on or after the relevant date.

(2)Paragraph 2 of the Schedule to the 1984 Act, as originally enacted, shall have effect, and shall be deemed to have had effect since 16th February 1990, as if—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1), for the words “section 60 of the Criminal Justice Act 1967” there were substituted the words “section 22 of the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989”; and

(b)at the end there were added the following sub-paragraph—

(3)In this paragraph “sentence” means the provision included in a warrant which is equivalent to a sentence.

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