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Custodial Sentences and Weapons (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 41 - Referral to Parole Board following revocation of licence

83.This section provides that where the Scottish Ministers have revoked a prisoner’s licence (including compassionate release licences) by virtue of section 37(1) or (4) or 38(2), they must inform the prisoner of the reasons for doing so and, subject to section 40, refer the case to the Parole Board.

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