6. Sentence or detention deemed to have been served
If the deportation of a prisoner released under section 4(4) is effected within the period of time specified in the order for release, the prisoner ¾
(a) shall be regarded as having served his or her term of imprisonment or detention during the Governor's pleasure in a prison, as the case may be; and
(b) by force of this section is wholly discharged from that imprisonment or detention and in the case of an habitual criminal ceases to be an habitual criminal.
[Section 6 amended by No. 17 of 1991 s. 7.]