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Penal Servitude Act 1891

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3Power to grant licences in cases of unexpired terms

(1)Where an offender is, under section nine of the Penal Servitude Act, 1864, undergoing, or liable to undergo, a term of penal servitude in consequence of the forfeiture or revocation of a licence granted in pursuance of the Penal Servitude Acts, Her Majesty may grant a licence to the offender in like manner as if the forfeiture or revocation of the former licence were a sentence of penal servitude which the offender is liable to undergo.

(2)Where a person is sentenced on any conviction to a term of penal servitude, and by virtue of the same conviction his licence is forfeited, the term for which he is sentenced, together with the term which he is required further to undergo under the said section, shall, for all purposes of the Penal Servitude Acts relating to licences, be deemed to be one term of penal servitude, and those Acts shall apply as if, on conviction of the offence, the offender had been sentenced to the combined term.

(3)In section nine of the Penal Servitude Act, 1864, the words " on indictment of any offence " shall be substituted for the words

of any indictable offence,

and in Schedule A. to the said Act the words " on indictment of some offence" shall be substituted for the words

of some indictable offence.

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