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Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003

Parole Board to have regard to risk management plans

Section 41 – Parole Board to have regard to risk management plans

197.Section 41 inserts a new section 26B into the Prisons and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993 to provide that the Parole Board, when considering the case of an offender who is the subject of a risk management plan, must have regard to that plan on each and every occasion that it considers the offender’s case.

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