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Custodial Sentences and Weapons (Scotland) Act 2007

Chapter 6 .Extended and Multiple Sentences
Section 51 – Prisoners serving extended sentences: application of Part 2

99.Section 51 provides that Part 2 applies to prisoners given an extended sentence by the court. Subsection (2) to (6) explain that references to a custody and community sentence, where appropriate, can be read as a reference to the confinement term of an extended sentence.

Section 52 – Prisoners serving more than one sentence: application of Part 2

100.Section 52 provides that Schedule 2 (which makes provisions in relation to prisoners serving more than one sentence) has effect.

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