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Management of Offenders (Scotland) Act 2019

Section 42 – Mandatory categories of member

164.Section 42 amends paragraph 2 of schedule 2 of the Prisoners and Criminal Proceedings (Scotland) Act 1993 (“the 1993 Act”) in relation to the list of persons who must be amongst the members of the Parole Board. Section 42 removes a Lord Commissioner of Justiciary and a registered medical practitioner who is a psychiatrist, from the list of persons who must be included among the members of the Parole Board.

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