744. Polygraph conditions for certain offenders released on licence.

The Secretary of State1 may include a polygraph condition2 in the licence of a person3 who is serving a relevant custodial sentence4 in respect of a relevant sexual offence5 who6:

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    (1)     is released on licence by the Secretary of State under any enactment7; and

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    (2)     is not aged under 18 on the day on which he is released8.

For these purposes, 'relevant custodial sentence' means:

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    (a)     a sentence of imprisonment for a term of 12 months or more (including an extended sentence of detention)9;

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    (b)     a sentence of detention in a young offender institution for a term of 12 months