Date published: February 2017
Author(s): Hamish Arnott and Simon Creighton
Type: Law and practice
Hamish Arnott and Simon Creighton highlight key changes in the Parole Board Rules 2016 and round up cases on indeterminate sentences, recall and adjudications.
Legislation Parole Board Rules 2016 The Parole Board Rules 2016 SI No 1041 came into force on 22 November 2016. They primarily consolidate the existing rules and amendments, but also make the following key changes: • In r8 (which deals with nondisclosure of information to the prisoner), there are some changes to process. Importantly, the rules now make express provision that where information is to be withheld from the prisoner but served on the legal representative, this will only be done where an undertaking is given that the material will not be disclosed to the prisoner or ...
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