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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

Schedule 15: Application of sections 109 to 120 and transitional and transitory provision

573.Schedule 15 contains provision for the application and commencement of the release and recall sections. This provision sets out whether the commencement of the section affects those being sentenced, those recalled or those yet to be initially released after sentence.

574.Paragraph 4 of Schedule 15 makes it clear that the changes to eligibility for early release on HDC will not affect those who are already released on the scheme prior to the commencement of the changes to section 246 of the 2003 Act.

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