[SCHEDULE 20A Application of Chapter 6 of Part 12 to Pre-4 April 2005 Cases]

[SCHEDULE 20A Application of Chapter 6 of Part 12 to Pre-4 April 2005 Cases]

[Section 267A]

[1

In this Schedule—

“the 1991 Act” means the Criminal Justice Act 1991;

“the commencement date” means the date on which section 121 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 comes into force.

2

Paragraphs 3 to 9 apply in relation to any person serving a sentence for an offence committed before 4 April 2005, whenever that sentence was imposed (see section 121(1) of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012).

3

(1)     Any relevant period is to be treated, for the purposes of section 240ZA, as if it were a period for which the offender was remanded in custody in connection with the offence.

(2)     “Relevant period” means any period which would (but for the repeal of section 67 of the Criminal Justice Act 1967) be a relevant period within the meaning of that section (reduction of sentences by period spent in custody etc).

4

[(1)]     [Section 246(4) applies as if—]

(a)     the reference in paragraph (a) to section 227 or 228 were a reference to section 85 of the Sentencing Act;

(b)     the reference in

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