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Drug Treatment and Testing Order (DTTO)


Local Authority area:


Primary Courts of relevance:

Alloa Sheriff Court; Alloa Justice of the Peace Court

All information provided by:

Clackmannanshire Community Justice Partnership

Clackmannashire Community Justice Information

Published: 30 November 2021

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Drug Treatment and Testing Order (DTTO)

Interventions suitable for

No information specified.

Programme title and provider

Drug Treatment and Testing Order (DTTO)

Details of all specific national or local scheme/intervention(s) available

Regular drug testing is integral to the order including review by the sentencers throughout the order. Further offending is not an automatic breach. There are statutory limitations on the role of the supervising officer. There is a greater emphasis on drugs treatment, rather than a specific offence-focused approach, as the primary means of reducing offending and promoting social inclusion.

Possible Outcomes

Reduction or elimination of  dependency or propensity to misuse drugs and reduce the scale and frequency of drug related offending

Process for assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Identified by Risk / Needs and Responsivity assessments – court mandated normally in line with recommendations of Criminal Justice Social Work Report (CJSWR).