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Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1949

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4Where the unexpired part of the sentence of a person released under the said section fifty-six is less than six months, the provisions of this Schedule shall apply to him subject to the following modifications—

(a)the period for which he is under supervision under paragraph 1, and is liable to recall under paragraph 2, shall be a period of six months from the date of his release under the said section fifty-six;

(b)if he is recalled under paragraph 2, the period for which he may be detained thereunder shall be whichever is the shorter of the following, that is to say—

(i)the remainder of the said period of six months; or

(ii)the part of his sentence which was unexpired on the date of his release under the said section fifty-six reduced by any time during which he has been so detained since that date;

and he may be released on licence under paragraph 3 at any time before the expiration of that period.

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