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Management of Offenders (Scotland) Act 2019

Section 49 – Release timed to benefit re-integration

177.Section 49 makes a change to replace the word “days” with “working days” in section 26C(3) of the 1993 Act with the effect that the release of a prisoner timed to benefit reintegration can be brought forward by two working days rather than two days.

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