46.2703 Release.

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(a) If it appears to the board from a report by the proper institutional officers, or upon application by a prisoner eligible for release on parole, that there is a reasonable probability that the prisoner will live and remain at liberty without violating the law, and if in the opinion of the board the release is not incompatible with the welfare of society, the board may in its discretion authorize the release of the prisoner on parole.

(b) A prisoner whose unexpired sentence of imprisonment equals the minimum parole term established under 46.2304 shall receive a parole subject to the terms and conditions established by the board.

History:1979, PL 1643 § 2; amd 1981, PL 17-16 § 6.

Research Guide: 29 ASC 403.