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Community Payback Order: practice guidance

Published: 25 Jan 2019

This updated guidance replaces 'National outcomes and standards for social work services in the criminal justice system: community payback order practice guidance' issued in 2010.

Community Payback Order: practice guidance
20. Monitoring / Data Collection

20. Monitoring / Data Collection

Separate notification has been provided to local authorities by the Scottish Government of the national data which must be collected in respect of Community Payback Orders to provide evidence of the order's effectiveness and to identify opportunities for improved practice. Notification has also provided on the form and content of the annual reports which local authorities are required to provide under section 227ZM of the 1995 Act.

Separately local authorities will wish to identify their own data needs for local management information purposes.


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