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1(1)This paragraph applies where a prisoner who makes an application to Commissioners under section 3(1) is serving a sentence of imprisonment in Northern Ireland and the sentence was passed in England and Wales or Scotland.N.I.
(2)Where the applicant is serving a sentence of imprisonment for a fixed term, the Commissioners shall grant the application if (and only if)—
(a)the sentence is for a term of at least five years,
(b)the sentence was passed for an offence equivalent to a qualifying offence, and
(c)the second and third conditions in section 3 are satisfied.
(3)Where the applicant is serving a sentence of imprisonment for life, the Commissioners shall grant the application if (and only if)—
(a)the sentence was passed for an offence equivalent to a qualifying offence, and
(b)the second, third and fourth conditions in section 3 are satisfied.
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