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Crime (Sentences) Act 1997

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14Award of additional days for disciplinary offences

(1)Prison rules may include provision for the award of additional days to prisoners who are guilty of disciplinary offences.

(2)Subject to subsection (3) below, where any additional days are awarded to a prisoner, and are not remitted in accordance with prison rules, any period which he must serve before becoming—

(a)entitled to be released under section 11 above; or

(b)eligible to be released under section 12 above,

shall be extended by the aggregate of those days.

(3)Nothing in subsection (2) above shall have the effect of extending any such period beyond the end of the prisoner’s sentence, taking into account for this purpose any days directed by the court to count as time served as part of that sentence.

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