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The Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993 (c.9)S

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I1Sch. 1 para. 14 partly in force; Sch. 1 para. 14 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 65(2); Sch. 1 para. 14(1)(2)(b)(3)(a)-(d)(8)(10)(b)(11)(a)(18) in force at 20.10.1997 by S.I. 1997/2323, art. 3, Sch. 1

14(1)The Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993 shall be amended in accordance with this paragraph.S

(2)In section 1 (release of prisoners)—

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(b)in subsection (4), for the word “discretionary” there shall be substituted the word “ designated ”.

(3)In section 2 (duty to release discretionary life prisoners)—

(a)in subsection (2)—

(i)for the words “subsection (1)(b)” there shall be substituted the words “ subsection (1) ”; and

(ii)before the word “life”, in both places where it occurs, there shall be inserted the word “ designated ”;

(b)in subsection (3), for the words “subsection (1)(a)” there shall be substituted the word “ subsection (1) ”;

(c)for the word “relevant”, where it occurs in subsections (2), (8) and (9), there shall be substituted the word “ designated ”;

(d)for the word “discretionary” where it occurs in subsections (4), (6), (8) and (9) there shall be substituted the word “ designated ”; and

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(8)In section 10 (life prisoners transferred to Scotland)—

(a)for subsection (1) there shall be substituted the following subsection—

(1)In a case where a transferred life prisoner transferred from England and Wales (whether before or after the commencement of this enactment) is a life prisoner to whom section 28 of the M1Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 (duty to release certain life prisoners) applies, this Part of this Act except sections 1(4) and 2(9) shall apply as if—

(a)the prisoner were a designated life prisoner within the meaning of section 2 of this Act; and

(b)the designated part of his sentence within the meaning of that section were the relevant part specified in an order or direction made under the said section 28.;

(b)in subsection (3)(a), for the word “discretionary” there shall be substituted the word “ designated ”;

(c)in subsection (3)(b), for the word “relevant” there shall be substituted the word “ designated ”;

(d)in subsection (5)(a), for the word “discretionary” there shall be substituted the word “ designated ”; and

(e)in subsection (5)(b), for the words “section 34 of the said Act of 1991” there shall be substituted the words “ the said section 28 of the M2Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 ”.

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(10)In section 12(3) (insertion, variation and cancellation of conditions in licences)—

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(b)for the word “discretionary” there shall be substituted the word “ designated ”.

(11)In section 14 (supervised release orders)—

(a)in subsection (2)—

(i)the words from the beginning to “209(1) of the 1995 Act” shall cease to have effect; and

(ii)after the words “prison in Scotland” there shall be inserted the words “ under Schedule 1 to the M3Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 in an unrestricted transfer within the meaning of that Schedule ”; and

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[F2(16)In section 27(1) (interpretation), in the definition of “supervised release order” the words “(as inserted by section 14 of this Act)” shall cease to have effect.]

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(18)In Schedule 6 (transitional provisions and savings)—

(a)for the word “relevant” in each place where it occurs in paragraph 6(2) and (3) and 6A(2) , there shall be substituted the word “ designated ”; and

(b)for the word “discretionary” in each place where it occurs in paragraphs 6, 6A(2) and 7, there shall be substituted the word “ designated ”.

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