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(1)In this Act the following expressions have the following meanings:—
“Attendance centre” means a centre provided by the Secretary of State under [F1section 62 of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000] ;
“Prison” does not include a naval, military or air force prison;
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(2)For the purposes of this Act the maintenance of a prisoner shall include all necessary expenses incurred in respect of the prisoner for food, clothing, custody and removal from one place to another, from the period of his committal to prison until his death or discharge from prison.
(3)References in this Act to the Church of England shall be construed as including references to the Church in Wales.
(4)References in this Act to any enactment shall be construed as references to that enactment as amended by any other enactment.
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