[(1) This section applies for the purpose of identifying which of sections 255B and 255C governs the further release of a person who has been recalled under section 254.
(2) The Secretary of State must, on recalling a person other than an extended sentence prisoner [or a serious terrorism prisoner], consider whether the person is suitable for automatic release.
(3) . . .
(4) A person is suitable for automatic release only if the Secretary of State is satisfied that the person will not present a risk of serious harm to members of the public if released at the end of [the automatic release period].
[(4A) But a person is not suitable
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