29 Standard release conditions

(1)

The standard release conditions apply to every offender who is released on parole.

(2)

In the case of an offender who is subject to 1 or more determinate sentences, the Board may specify a period for which the standard release conditions are in force.

(3)

However, the period specified under subsection (2) may not be less than 6 months and may not extend for more than 6 months after the offender’s statutory release date.

(4)

The standard release conditions that apply under subsection (1) are in force,—

(a)

in the case of an offender who is subject to 1 or more determinate sentences,—

(i)

if the Board specifies a period under subsection (2), for the specified period:

(ii)

if the Board imposes any special conditions on the offender under section 29AA(1), for the period that the special conditions are in force:

(iii)

if the Board does not specify a period, and does not impose any special conditions, for 6 months:

(b)

in the case of an offender who is subject to an indeterminate sentence, for the rest of the offender’s life, unless the release conditions are varied or discharged by the Board under section 58.

Section 29: replaced, on 2 September 2015, by section 15 of the Parole Amendment Act 2015 (2015 No 4).