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National Objectives for Social Work Services in the Criminal Justice System: Standards Probation

DescriptionStandards and Guidance for Probation
ISBN
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateDecember 24, 2004

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National Objectives for Social Work Services in the Criminal Justice System: Standards
Probation

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1: GENERAL INTRODUCTION
1.-General Introduction
CHAPTER 2: PURPOSES, OBJECTIVES AND PRIORITIES FOR PROBATION ORDERS
6.-Purposes
7.-Objectives
7.1-As a Court Disposal
7.3-As an Instrument of Social Intervention
11.-Priorities for Recommending Probation Order to the Court
CHAPTER 3: TYPES OF PROBATION ORDER
19.-Legal Requirements Common to al Probation Order
20.-Action Plans
21.-Recommending Probation
22.-Distinguishing Features
23.-The Attachment of Additional Requirements
27.-The Duration of a Probation Order
28.-The "Tailoring" of Probation Orders
29.-The Standard Probation Order
31.-Probation with a Requirement to Pay Compensation
32.-Probation with a Requirement to Lodge Security
35.-Probation with a Requirement to Attend for Psychiatric Treatment
38.-Probation with a Residential Requirement
41.-Probation with a Requirement to Undertake Unpaid Work of Benefit to the Community
43.-Probation with a Requirement to Attend an Intensive Programme
45.-Probation with Additional Requirements not specifically cited in Legislation
CHAPTER 4: PHASES OF PROBATION SUPERVISION
THE INITIAL PHASE OF PROBATION SUPERVISION
Preliminary Considerations
47.-Pre-Sentence
50.-At Sentence
52.-Post-Sentence
55.-Procedures
60.-The Content of Supervision
62.-Frequency of Contact
THE MIDDLE PHASE OF PROBATION SUPERVISION
66.-The Content of Supervision
67.-The Mid-Point Supervision
72.-Frequency of Contact
THE FINAL PHASE OF SUPERVISION
74.-Content
76.-Frequency of Contact
77.-Final Report to the Court
CHAPTER 5: ENFORCEMENT AND TRANSFER
78.-Enforcement in the Event of Non Compliance
81.-The Place of Action Plans
82.-Acceptable Reasons for Non Compliance with a Requirement
83.-Enforcing Compliance
84.--Warnings
85.-Responsibility for Enforcing Compliance
87.-Breach Proceedings
88.-Standards of Proof
89.-Initiating Breach Proceedings
90.-The Powers of the Court in the Event that a Breach in Proved
92.-Breach by Further Notice
93.-Breach of a Requirement
93.4-Breach for Failure to conform to the directions of the Supervising Officer
93.5-Breach for Failure to Reside at an Address Designated in the Probation Order
93.6-Breach for a Failure to Notify at Once a Change of Residence
93.10-Breach for Failure to Pay Compensation
93.11-Breach for Unsatisfactory Performance at Work ("Section 7" Orders) or Whilst Undertaking a Day Programme
93.12-Breach for Failure to Notify at Once a Change in Employment
94.-Procedures for Instituting Breach of Probation
97.-Transfer of Probation Orders
101.-Procedures for Transfer
103.-Where a Probationer Advises of a Pending Change of Address
112.-Where a Probationer Advises of a Change of Residence After the Change Takes Place
116.-Transfers to and from England and Wales
120.-Changes of Address Within the Same Court Scheme
122.-Transfer of Orders which Contain Additional Requirements (Other than of Residence
124.-Transfer of Order Which Contain a Residential Requirement
127.-International Transfers