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Statutory Instrument 1988 No. 537 (S.59)

The Prison (Scotland) Amendment Rules 1988

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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1988 No. 537 (S.59)


The Prison (Scotland) Amendment Rules 1988

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Made10th March 1988
Coming into force14th March 1988

    The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 35 as read with section 7 of the Prisons (Scotland) Act 1952[1], and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, considering that a draft of the following rules has been laid before Parliament, that the period of 40 days has expired and that neither House has resolved that the rules be not made, hereby making the following rules:
    Citation and commencement
        1.    These Rules may be cited as the Prison (Scotland) Amendment Rules 1988 and shall come into force on 14th March 1988.
    Amendment of the Prison (Scotland) Rules 1952
        2.    In the Schedule to the Prison (Scotland) Rules 1952[2]after the entry relating to Edinburgh Prison, there shall be inserted the following entry:—
      Name of PrisonNames of Appointing AuthoritiesNumbers of members to be appointed
      GlenochilCentral Regional Council5
      Clackmannan District Council52
      City of Dundee District Council1
      Falkirk District Council1
      Stirling District Council1
      Fife Regional Council2
      Dunfermline District Council51
      Lothian Regional Council2
      Edinburgh District Council1
      Strathclyde Regional Council52
      Glasgow District Council1
      Tayside Regional Council2
      Perth and Kinross District Council1
      — 22.

James Douglas-Hamilton

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office
New St Andrew's House, Edinburgh

10th March 1988


(This note is not part of the Rules)
    These Rules amend the Prison (Scotland) Rules 1952 to provide for the constitution of a Visiting Committee for Glenochil Prison.

ISBN 0 11 086537 5


[1] 1952 c. 61; section 7 was amended by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c. 65), Schedule 7, Part II, paragraph 109.

[2] S.I. 1952/565; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1979/1630, 1984/2058 and 1987/2231

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