[244A Release on licence of prisoners serving sentence under section 236A]
[244A Release on licence of prisoners serving sentence under section 236A]

[(1)     This section applies to a prisoner (“P”) who is serving a sentence imposed under section 236A.

(2)     The Secretary of State must refer P's case to the Board—

(a)     as soon as P has served the requisite custodial period, and

(b)     where there has been a previous reference of P's case to the Board under this subsection and the Board did not direct P's release, not later than the second anniversary of the disposal of that reference.