Part IB - Sentencing, imprisonment and release of federal offenders  

Division 4 - The fixing of non-parole periods and the making of recognizance release orders  

SECTION 19AF   Non-parole period or pre-release periods not to exceed remitted sentence  

Where a court is required to fix a non-parole period or make a recognizance release order in respect of a federal sentence or sentences, the court must fix a non-parole period that ends, or make a recognizance release order such that the pre-release period ends, not later than the end of the sentence, or of the last to be served of the sentences, as reduced by any remissions or reductions under section 19AA .

This section does not restrict the length of the non-parole period or the pre-release period in respect of a life sentence or sentences that include such a sentence.

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