[243A Duty to release [certain] prisoners serving less than 12 months]

[Unconditional release]

[243A  Duty to release [certain] prisoners serving less than 12 months]

[[(1)     This section applies to a fixed-term prisoner if—

(a)     the prisoner is serving a sentence which is for a term of 1 day, or

(b)     the prisoner—

(i)     is serving a sentence which is for a term of less than 12 months, and

(ii)     is aged under 18 on the last day of the requisite custodial period.

(1A)     This section also applies to a fixed-term prisoner if—

(a)     the prisoner is serving a sentence which is for a term of less than 12 months, and

(b)     the sentence was imposed

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