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Counter-Terrorism Act 2008

Section 45 – Sentences or orders triggering notification requirements

122.Section 45 provides that the notification requirements apply to a person who: (a) is convicted of a relevant offence and receives a sentence of imprisonment or detention for a period or term of 12 months or more in relation to that offence (including life and indeterminate sentences); or (b) is convicted, found not guilty by reason of insanity or found to be under a disability and to have done the act charged in respect of such an offence punishable by 12 months’ imprisonment or more and is made subject to a hospital order. The section sets out all the different types of sentences that could be given in each jurisdiction of the UK for 12 months or more, all of which will trigger the notification requirements when given for a relevant offence.

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