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The Prisons and Young Offenders Institutions (Scotland) Amendment Rules 1996

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1996 No. 32 (S.1)



The Prisons and Young Offenders Institutions (Scotland) Amendment Rules 1996


10th January 1996

Laid before Parliament

15th January 1996

Coming into force

5th February 1996

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 39 of the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Rules:


1989 c. 45; section 39 was amended by the Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993 (c. 9), sections 24 and 25, Schedule 5, paragraph 6(6) and Schedule 7 and by the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (c. 33), sections 116(4) and 130(4); section 39 is to be read with sections 8(1) and (2), 11(1), 12 (as amended by the 1993 Act, Schedule 5, paragraph 6(2)), 14(1) (as amended by the 1993 Act, Schedule 5, paragraph 6(3)), 19(3) and (4) (as amended by the 1993 Act, Schedule 5, paragraph 6(4)), 24 (which was repealed by the 1993 Act, Schedule 7 but was saved by Schedule 6 to that Act in relation to any “existing prisoner” within the meaning specified in paragraph 1 of Schedule 6) and 41 (as amended by the 1994 Act, section 153); section 39 was extended by the Courts-Martial (Appeals) Act 1968 (c. 20), section 52 (as amended by the 1989 Act, Schedule 2, paragraph 10).

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