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Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 3: Deduction of offender levy imposed by court from prisoners’ earnings

This section permits the governor of a prison or young offenders centre (or a person authorised by the governor) to deduct money from the earnings of a prisoner to recover the value of levy imposed by the court. It also enables the Department of Justice to make directions on the rate, timing and conditions of those deductions.

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