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Custodial Sentences and Weapons (Scotland) Act 2007

Chapter 8 .Cross-Border Transfer of Prisoners
Section 57 – Cross-border transfer of prisoners

126.Subsection (1) provides that the Scottish Ministers may, by order, make provisions dealing with the transfer of a person serving a custodial sentence in Scotland to a place outwith Scotland, and for the transfer to and confinement in Scotland of a person serving a sentence outwith Scotland.

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