The Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Devolution of Policing and Justice Functions) Order 2010

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23.  In Article 28 (recall of prisoners while on licence)—

(a)in paragraph (2) for “The Secretary of State” substitute “The Department of Justice or the Secretary of State”;

(b)in paragraphs (2)(b) and (4) before “Secretary of State” insert “Department of Justice or (as the case may be) the”;

(c)in paragraph (5) for “Secretary of State” substitute “Department of Justice”;

(d)after paragraph (7) insert—

(8) The Secretary of State may revoke P’s licence and recall P to prison under paragraph (2) only if his decision to revoke P’s licence and recall P to prison is arrived at (wholly or partly) on the basis of protected information.