700. General procedural matters relating to the Parole Board.

The Secretary of State1 may2 make rules with respect to the proceedings of the Parole Board3, including proceedings authorising cases to be dealt with by a prescribed number of its members or requiring cases to be dealt with at prescribed times4. In exercise of the power so conferred, the Secretary of State has made the Parole Board Rules 20115, which:


    (1)     cover general procedures which are required in Parole Board proceedings, including the appointment of panels, information and reports to be prepared by the Secretary of State and the giving of directions6;


    (2)     set out the timetable and rules