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Criminal Justice Act 1961 (-)
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(1) The responsible Minister may, on the application of a person serving a sentence of imprisonment or detention in any part of the United Kingdom, make an order for his transfer to another part of the United Kingdom or to any of the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man, there to serve the remainder of his sentence, and for his removal to an appropriate institution there.
(2) Where a person has been sentenced to imprisonment or detention in any part of the United Kingdom or in any of the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man, the Secretary of State may, without application in that behalf, make an order for his transfer to any part of the United Kingdom, there to serve the remainder of his sentence, as the case may be, and for his removal to an appropriate institution in that part of the United Kingdom.
(4) Subject to the following provisions of this section, a person transferred under this section to any part of the United Kingdom or to any of the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man there to serve his sentence or the remainder of his sentence, shall be treated for the purposes of detention, release, supervision, recall or otherwise, as if that sentence (and any other sentence to which he may be subject) had been an equivalent sentence passed by a court in the place to which he is transferred.
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