260 Early removal of prisoners liable to removal from United Kingdom [260 Early removal of persons liable to, or eligible for, removal from the United Kingdom]
260 Early removal of prisoners liable to removal from United Kingdom [260 Early removal of persons liable to, or eligible for, removal from the United Kingdom]

(1)     Subject to [subsection (2)], where a fixed-term prisoner is liable to[, or eligible for,] removal from the United Kingdom, the Secretary of State may remove him from prison under this section at any time during the period of [270] days ending with the day on which the prisoner will have served the requisite custodial period.

[(2)     Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to a prisoner unless he has served at least one-half of the requisite custodial period.]

[(2A)     If a fixed-term prisoner serving an extended sentence imposed under section 226A or 226B [or a sentence under section 236A]—

(a)     is liable to removal from the United Kingdom, and