(1) This section applies where—
(a) a person (“the offender”) has been sentenced to two or more terms of imprisonment which are to be served consecutively on each other, 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[. . .
(c) . . .].
(2) Nothing in this Chapter requires the Secretary of State to release the offender . . . until he has served a period equal in length to the aggregate of the length of the custodial periods in relation to each of the terms of imprisonment.
[(3B) The offender's release under this Chapter is to be unconditional if—
(a) the aggregate length of the terms of imprisonment is less than 12 months, and
(b) section 243A
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