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Community Payback Order Unpaid Work

Last updated: 11th July 2024


Where the order contains an unpaid work or other activity requirement an individual must undertake unpaid work for a specified number of hours in the community. This should have a focus on reparation and providing a clear tangible benefit to the local community. It may also include requiring the individual to take responsibility for their own behaviour by spending time, through the “other activity” component of the requirement, on developing their interpersonal, educational, and vocational skills to support long-term desistance from offending.

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Indoor workshop and external placements and also a range of individual placements for those who find group working more difficult. 100% satisfaction report from recipients of UPW and 78% satisfaction reported by those who were subject to it.