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Community Payback Order - Scottish Government Summary of Local Authority Annual Reports 2015-16

Community Payback Order - Scottish Government Summary of Local Authority Annual Reports 2015-16

Thursday, February 9, 2017

ISBN: 9781786527875

This document summarises Scottish local authority annual reports on the fifth year of operation of the Community Payback Order. This is a statutory requirement placed on Scottish Ministers by section 227ZM of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995.

Executive Summary

The Community Payback Order was introduced on 1 February 2011, replacing a number of other community sentences including Community Service Orders, Probation Orders and Supervised Attendance Orders.

This document summarises annual reports provided to Scottish Ministers by local authorities on the fifth year of operation of the Community Payback Order.

It covers four broad areas: the use of the unpaid work or other activity requirement; the use of requirements other than unpaid work; issues affecting services provided by other partners and the work underway to resolve them; and other relevant information.