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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

255D Extended sentence prisoners

268.This section applies to those prisoners recalled under section 254(1) who are serving an extended sentence imposed under the 1998 Act, the 2000 Act or the 2003 Act.

269.The Secretary of State is required to refer all such cases to the Parole Board and must give effect to any subsequent recommendation by the Parole Board to release a prisoner immediately.

270.Subsection (3) of section 29 makes a minor consequential amendment to section 256 of the 2003 Act.

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