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Management of Offenders (Scotland) Act 2019

Section 43 – Appointment to be for fixed period

165.Section 43 amends paragraph 2A of schedule 2 of the 1993 Act in relation to the length of a term of appointment to the Parole Board. Section 43 provides that the length of the period of appointment is reduced from a maximum of seven years, to a fixed period of five years beginning with the date of appointment.

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