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Management of Offenders (Scotland) Act 2019

Section 47 – Repeal of statutory provisions

174.Section 47 repeals Part 1 and Schedule 1 of the Custodial Sentences and Weapons (Scotland) Act 2007. Section 1 of that Act provided for the continuation of the Parole Board for Scotland and the functions that it would exercise for the purposes of that Act. Schedule 1 of that Act makes further provisions concerning the Parole Board (constitutional issues, membership, etc.). Section 2 of that Act provided that the Scottish Ministers may make rules to regulate the Parole Board's proceedings. Part 1 and Schedule 1 of that Act were not commenced. As a consequence of this repeal, the word ‘rules’ is also repealed from section 65 of the Act.

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