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    imprisonment for public protection; used to refer to prison sentences where the convicted person has no automatic right to be released after a certain period, but can be released only when it is believed that they are no longer a danger to society

    IPP sentences are usually given to someone who has been convicted of a serious specified violent or sexual offence, for which the maximum sentence is 10 years or more and who, in the court’s view, poses a significant risk of serious harm to the public.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/09/2012

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