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7(1)This paragraph applies in relation to prisoners repatriated to Scotland after the commencement of this Schedule whose sentences in the country or territory from which they are transferred were imposed on or after 1st October 1993 for offences committed before the commencement of section 33 of the M1Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Act 1997.E+W+S
(2)In paragraph 2 of the Schedule to the 1984 Act, for sub-paragraphs (1A) and (2) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraphs—
“(2)If the warrant specifies a period to be taken into account for the purposes of sections 1(3) and 2(2) and (7) of the M2Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993—
(a)the amount of time the prisoner has served; and
(b)where his sentence is a determinate one, his sentence,
shall, so far only as the question whether he has served any particular proportion or part of his sentence is concerned, be deemed to be increased by that period.
(3)The question whether the prisoner is a long-term prisoner for the purposes of the enactments relating to release on licence shall be determined by reference to the length of the sentence imposed in the country or territory from which he is transferred.
(4)For the purposes of Schedule 6 to the Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993 a prisoner’s sentence shall be deemed to have been imposed on the day on which the relevant provisions take effect.
(5)In this paragraph—
“the enactments relating to release on licence” means sections 1(2) and (3), 2(2) and (7) and 7(1) of the Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993;
“sentence”, except in sub-paragraph (3) above, means the provision included in the warrant which is equivalent to a sentence.”
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