275 Duty to release certain life prisoners
275 Duty to release certain life prisoners

(1)     Section 28 of the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 (c 43) (duty to release certain life prisoners) is amended as follows.

(2)     For subsection (1A) there is substituted—

“(1A)     This section applies to a life prisoner in respect of whom a minimum term order has been made; and any reference in this section to the relevant part of such a prisoner's sentence is a reference to the part of the sentence specified in the order.”

(3)     In subsection (1B)(a)—

(a)     for the words from the beginning to “applies” there is substituted “this section does not apply to him”, and