263 Concurrent terms

Consecutive or concurrent terms

263  Concurrent terms

(1)     This section applies where—

(a)     a person (“the offender”) has been sentenced . . . to two or more terms of imprisonment which are wholly or partly concurrent, and

(b)     the sentences were passed on the same occasion or, where they were passed on different occasions, the person has not been released under this Chapter at any time during the period beginning with the first and ending with the last of those occasions.

(2)     Where this section applies—

(a)     nothing in this Chapter requires the Secretary of State to release the offender in respect of any

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