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Homicide Act 1957

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15Amendment as to period within which date of execution is to be fixed

Section two of the Criminal Law (Scotland) Act, 1830 (which provides for the date of execution to be fixed within different periods according to whether the sentence is pronounced north or south of the Forth), shall have effect, in the case of a sentence of death for murder, as if the words " if pronounced in Edinburgh or in any other part of Scotland to the southward of the firth or river of Forth " and the words from " and if pronounced " to the end of the section were omitted.

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