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Crime (Sentences) Act 1997

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5(1)In subsection (2) of section 56 of the Criminal Justice Act 1967 (committal for sentence for offences tried summarily)—

(a)for the words “sections 37 and 38” there shall be substituted the words “sections 37, 38 and 38A”; and

(b)for the words “and section 62(6) of this Act” there shall be substituted the words “, section 17(3) of the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 (committal for breach of conditions of release supervision order),”.

(2)In subsection (4) of section 72 of that Act (power of magistrates to issue warrants for escaped prisoners and mental patients), after the words “restricting his discharge” there shall be inserted the words “or in pursuance of a hospital direction and a limitation direction”.

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