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Part 3 S Enforcement of sentences and orders

Sentences of imprisonmentS

23 Detention in Scotland of certain prisonersS

(1)This section applies where the Scottish Ministers have agreed, in pursuance of section 42(2)(b) of the 2001 Act (duty to issue warrant where the Scottish Ministers agree that a person should be detained in Scotland), that a person on whom a sentence of imprisonment has been imposed (a “prisoner”) should be detained in Scotland.

(2)The warrant issued by the Scottish Ministers under that section of the 2001 Act shall include provision authorising—

(a)the detention of the prisoner in Scotland in accordance with the sentence imposed; and

(b)the taking of the prisoner to a specified place where the prisoner is to be detained,

(any such warrant being referred to in this section as a “Scottish warrant”).

(3)The provisions of a Scottish warrant—

(a)may be varied by the Scottish Ministers; and

(b)shall be so varied to give effect to any variation of the sentence.

(4)Subject to section 24 of this Act, a prisoner subject to a Scottish warrant shall be treated for all purposes as if the prisoner were subject to a sentence of imprisonment imposed in exercise of its criminal jurisdiction by a court in Scotland.

24 Limited disapplication of certain provisions relating to sentencesS

The following provisions shall not apply in relation to a person detained in Scotland in pursuance of section 42(2)(b) of the 2001 Act—

(a)any provision of rules made under section 39 of the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1989 (c.45) (prison rules) providing for temporary release;

(b)section 40(2) of that Act of 1989 (deduction of periods unlawfully at large); and

(c)sections 1, [F11AA, 1A, 2, 3, 3AA], 9, 10 and 27(7) of the Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993 (c.9) (transfer and release of prisoners).

Textual Amendments

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C2S. 24(c) modified (temp.) by 2007 asp 17 Sch. 6 (as substituted (28.3.2011) by Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 13), ss. 19, 206(1); S.S.I. 2011/178, art. 2, Sch.)

25 Amendment of Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1984S

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