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Bail Supervision


Local Authority area:

East Ayrshire

Primary Courts of relevance:

Kilmarnock and Ayr

All information provided by:

East Ayrshire Community Justice Partnership

East Ayrshire Community Justice Information

Published: 30 November 2021

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This information will be reviewed and updated where required.

Bail Supervision

Interventions suitable for

As imposed by Court

Programme title and provider

Bail supervision Provided by Ayrshire Partnership Delivery Team

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

Bail supervision schemes are designed to minimise the numbers of accused held on remand in custody pending trial or for reports after conviction, who, subject to safeguards in respect of public safety, could be released on bail to the community pending their further court hearing (SG 2008). Males and Females, aged 16+ who are at risk of remand to custody. Contact is initially three times per week consisting of two office- based and one home visit.

Possible Outcomes

Reduce remand to custody and address health/addiction needs via referrals to community-based services.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Risk and suitability assessment completed by Justice Officers/Social Workers at Court.