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

    (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.]

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