706. Meaning of 'life prisoner' for the purposes of the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997.

For the purposes of the provisions of the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 that govern the early release of prisoners serving life sentences1, 'life prisoner' means a person serving one or more life sentences2, where 'life sentence' means any of the following imposed for an offence, whether committed before or after 1 October 19973, namely4:

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    (1)     a sentence of imprisonment for life