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Custodial Sentences and Weapons (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 16 - Referral to Parole Board for the purposes of specifying conditions

46.Section 16 requires Scottish Ministers before the date fixed by the Board under section 14(6)(b) to refer cases to the Parole Board to enable it to set community licence conditions. This refers to those offenders with between 4 months and 2 years to serve before reaching the three-quarters point and for whom the Board had directed they remain in custody up to the three-quarters point.

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