11 November 2019
"Justice officials in England and Wales are facing renewed calls to deal with thousands of prisoners still jailed under an abolished Kafkaesque sentencing regime that a report has branded “deeply harmful” for families."
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IPP sentencing regime in England and Wales called 'deeply harmful' (The Guardian, link):
"The imprisonment for public protection (IPP) sentence, scrapped in 2012, was a form of indeterminate sentence in which offenders were given a minimum jail tariff but no maximum for a range of crimes.
Those given an IPP sentence are placed on licence indefinitely after release, and are only eligible to have their licence removed after 10 years."
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