Dangerous People with Severe Personality Disorder Bill - continued        House of Commons

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Review of detention and release on licence.     5. - (1) The continued detention of a person pursuant to a DSPD Order shall be subject to review by the Panel at least once in any period of 12 months.
 
      (2) Where it is assessed on such a review that the person no longer presents a danger to the public the person shall be released from detention on licence by the court which first imposed the DSPD Order.
 
      (3) The licence shall contain such reasonable conditions as to future conduct, including limitations on the freedom of movement of the person concerned, as the court considers appropriate; and breach of the terms of the licence shall constitute an offence.
 
      (4) On reference by a Chief Constable of Police or an authorised officer of a local authority, the Panel shall immediately conduct a review of the continued suitability for release from detention of a person subject to a DSPD Order, and may thereupon revoke the release.
 
      (5) A person whose release has been revoked under subsection (4) may appeal to the court which granted the release, but until such time as the appeal is decided he shall be liable to remain in detention.
 
Financial provisions.     6. There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament-
 
 
    (a) any expenses incurred by the Secretary of State in consequence of this Act; and
 
    (b) any increase attributable to this Act in the sums which under any other Act are payable out of money so provided.
Power to make regulations.     7. The power to make regulations under section 3 or section 4 shall be exercisable by statutory instrument, and when made by the Secretary of State such regulations shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
 
Short title, commencement and extent.     8. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Dangerous People with Severe Personality Disorder Act 2000.
 
      (2) Apart from this section this Act shall come into force-
 
 
    (a) in England, on such day as the Secretary of State, and
 
    (b) in Wales, on such day as the National Assembly for Wales
  may by order appoint.
 
      (3) This Act extends to England and Wales only.
 
 
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