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Interpretation Of Chapter

Volume 405: debated on Tuesday 20 May 2003

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'In this Chapter—

  • "court" includes a courtmartial;
  • "guidelines" has the same meaning as in section 156(1);
  • "life sentence" means—
  • a sentence of imprisonment for life, a sentence of detention during Her Majesty's pleasure, or
  • a sentence of custody for life passed before the commencement of section 61(1) of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (c. 43) (which abolishes that sentence).'.—[Paul Goggins.]

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.