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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

Section 96:  Amendments relating to Scotland

591.This section extends section 44 of the Police and Justice Act 2006 to Scotland. Section 44(2) and (3) of the Police and Justice Act 2006 amended the circumstances under which a prisoner is required to give consent to transfer under section 1(1)(c) of the Repatriation of Prisoners Act 1984. As amended, a prisoner’s consent is only necessary where that consent is specifically required under the particular international agreement governing an individual prisoner’s transfer.

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