The Closure of Prisons (H.M. Prison Oxford) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-08-14

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 2126

PRISONS
The Closure of Prisons (H.M. Prison Oxford) Order 1996

Made
14th August 1996

Laid before Parliament
16th August 1996

Coming into force
7th September 1996

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 37 of the Prison Act 1952(1), hereby makes the following Order:

1.  This Order may be cited as the Closure of Prisons (H.M. Prison Oxford) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 7th September 1996.

2.  The prison known as H.M. Prison Oxford and situate in the county of Oxfordshire shall close on the coming into force of this Order.

Timothy Kirkhope
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State
Home Office
14th August 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order provides for the closure of H.M. Prison Oxford on 7th September 1996.

(1)
1952 c. 52.
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