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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

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Repatriation of Prisoners Act 1984 (c. 47)

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17(1)Section 6 (revocation etc. of warrants) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)for “warrant under this Act” (in the first place they appear) substitute “warrant under section 1”;

(b)in paragraph (b) for “this Act” substitute “that section”.

(3)After subsection (1) insert—

(1A)Subject to section 4A(8), if at any time it appears to the relevant Minister appropriate, in order that effect may be given to any such arrangements as are mentioned in section 4A(5)(a) for a warrant under section 4A to be revoked or varied, he may as the case may require—

(a)revoke that warrant; or

(b)revoke that warrant and issue a new warrant under section 4A containing provision superseding some or all of the provisions of the previous warrant.

(4)In subsections (2) and (3) after “subsection (1)(b)” insert “or (1A)(b)”.

(5)In subsection (5)(a), for the words from “where” to the end substitute in a case where—

(i)the warrant was issued under section 1 and provides for the transfer of the prisoner to or from Scotland; or

(ii)the warrant was issued under section 4A and provides for the transfer of responsibility for the detention and release of the relevant person to those Ministers;.

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