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Community payback orders and short sentence presumption underway: first CP order breached

2011 March 30

Update

“First ‘payback order’ offender jailed” Law Society Journal Online
“Winters’ tale shows community payback orders have failed – claim” Courier
“Community payback criminal ‘breached order’” BBC

Following posted on 9.3.11

“Historic double for community payback order offender” Courier
“Scotland’s first community payback criminal jailed” BBC

“Pay–back misery for justice minister” Scotsman
“New ‘tough’ community sentence – but first criminal can’t even be bothered to turn up” Scotsman
“SNP’s payback order flops after thug fails to turn up” Express
“Payback thug’s in custody” Scottish Sun

Following posted on 7.2.11

“Career criminal in legal first as he is given community payback order” Daily Record
“Career criminal gets first Community Payback Order” Telegraph
“Scotland’s first Community Payback Order imposed” BBC

Following posted on 3.2.11

“Tayside Community Justice Authority outlines Community Payback plans” Courier
“Sentenced to 30 days hard knitting” Express

Following posted on 1.2.11

“Vandals to clean up communities in new payback scheme” STV
“Scottish low–level offenders ‘will do manual labour’” BBC
“Quality is key for Payback Orders” Herald

“Payback time” Law Society Journal

Press release

“Greater say on community service” Scot.Gov. (February 2011)

See also

Community Payback Orders – dealing with low level offenders (Scottish Government site)
Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 s. 14. Community Payback Orders
Slides by Professor Fergus McNeill supporting a recent talk to Glasgow SASO on Community Payback Orders are available on SASO – scroll down to Glasgow branch details.