volume 12, issue 1, P10-12 1966
DOI: 10.1177/026455056601200103
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Abstract: 10 to make it applicable only to those who represent a real threat to society, and not to those who merely have nuisance value. This move must be welcomed.The arrangements for the release of persistent offenders would be similar to those applying to other prisoners, but although eligible for release after serving one-third of his sentence the persistent offender would be on licence until the whole of his sentence expired. Thus a man sentenced to nine years might be on licence for six years-and how then does t…

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