239 The Parole Board
239 The Parole Board

(1)     The Parole Board is to continue to be, by that name, a body corporate and as such is—

(a)     to be constituted in accordance with this Chapter, and

(b)     to have the functions conferred on it by [or under] this Chapter in respect of fixed-term prisoners and by Chapter 2 of Part 2 of the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 (c 43) (in this Chapter referred to as “the 1997 Act”) in respect of life prisoners within the meaning of that Chapter.