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Crime (Sentences) Act 1997

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5(1)In relation to any time before the commencement of section 9 of this Act, section 28 of this Act shall have effect as if, in paragraph (b) of subsection (3), for the words “of any direction it would have given under section 9 above” there were substituted the words “which section 67 of the Criminal Justice Act 1967 would have had”.

(2)In relation to any time before the commencement of Chapter I of Part II of this Act, section 28 of this Act shall have effect as if—

(a)after paragraph (b) of subsection (3), there were inserted the words and

(c)the provisions of this section as compared with those of sections 33(2) and 35(1) of the 1991 Act; and

(b)in paragraph (c) of subsection (7), for the words from “the time when” to the end there were substituted the words “he has served one-half of that sentence”.

(3)Section 28(7) of this Act shall have effect as if—

(a)any reference of a prisoner’s case made to the Parole Board under section 32(2) or 34(4) of the 1991 Act had been made under section 28(6) of this Act; and

(b)any such reference made under section 39(4) of that Act had been made under section 32(4) of this Act.

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