747. Life sentence prisoner liable to removal from the United Kingdom.

The Secretary of State1 may remove from prison2 a life prisoner3:

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    (1)     in respect of whom a minimum term order4 has been made5; and

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    (2)     who is liable to removal from the United Kingdom6,

at any time after the prisoner has served the relevant part of the sentence7.

If such a prisoner is removed from prison in this way8:

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    (a)     he is so removed only for the purpose of enabling the Secretary of State to remove him from the United Kingdom under powers conferred by the Immigration Act 1971