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Management of Offenders (Scotland) Act 2019

Section 52 – Parole Board decisions: consideration of impact on prisoner’s family

186.Section 52 inserts a new subsection 4B into section 20 of the 1993 Act. This provides specific reference that the Parole Boards Rules of procedure may include provision about the Parole Board’s consideration of the “likely impact” of any of its decisions on a prisoners’ family.

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