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Custodial Sentences and Weapons (Scotland) Act 2007

Postponement of sentencing where previous punishment part or custody part not specified

115.Paragraph 2 provides that the where the court is required to sentence a person who is awaiting the setting of a custody or punishment part for a previous offence, the court may not set the custody or punishment part of the subsequent offence until the previous custody or punishment part has been set.

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