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Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Act 1997

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13(1)The Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989 shall be amended in accordance with this paragraph.

(2)In section 19(4) (application of enactments to young offenders institutions and remand centres), in paragraph (b)—

(a)for the words “and 41B” there shall be substituted the words “, 41B, 41C”; and

(b)before the word “of” there shall be inserted the words “and 41D”.

(3)In section 20A(3) (transfer of young offenders to prison or remand centre) for the words from “the 1975 Act” to the words “and this Act” there shall be substituted the words “this Act, the [1993 c. 9.] Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993, the 1995 Act and the Crime and Punishment (Scotland) Act 1997”.

(4)In section 27(5) (power of the Secretary of State to discharge prisoners not to affect duties of medical officer) (so far as that subsection continues to have effect by virtue of Schedule 6 to the Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993 (existing provisions which continue to have effect in relation to prisoners sentenced before 1st October 1993)) for the word “the”, where it occurs for the second time, there shall be substituted the word “any”.

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