A prisoner's application for judicial review was dismissed where the Secretary of State for the Home Department had correctly interpreted the relevant provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 1991 in treating sentences imposed on him on two separate occasions, which exceeded 4 years in total, as a single term for the purposes of calculating his early release date.

HL (Lord Browne-Wilkinson, Lord Slynn of Hadley, Lord Nolan, Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Hutton)


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