249 Duration of licence
249 Duration of licence

(1)     Subject to [subsection (3)], where a fixed-term prisoner[, other than one to whom section 243A applies,] is released on licence, the licence shall, subject to any revocation under section 254 or 255, remain in force for the remainder of his sentence.

[(1A)     Where a prisoner to whom section 243A applies is released on licence, the licence shall, subject to any revocation under section 254 or 255, remain in force until the date on which, but for the release, the prisoner would have served one-half of the sentence.

This is subject to subsection (3).]

(2)     . . .

(3)     [Subsections (1) and (1A) have] effect subject to [section] 263(2) (concurrent terms) [and sections 264(3C)(a) and 264B] . . . (consecutive terms) [. . .].

(4)     . . .