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Drug Treatment and Testing Order (DTTO)


Local Authority area:

East Lothian

Primary Courts of relevance:

Edinburgh Sheriff court

All information provided by:

East Lothian Community Justice Partnership

East Lothian Community Justice Information

Published: 15 November 2022

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In Spring 2022, the information will be reviewed and updated where required. Thereafter a review, and any necessary revisions, will take place three times annually.

Drug Treatment and Testing Order (DTTO)

Interventions suitable for

All those with convictions whose offence is directly related to drug use

Programme title and provider

Drug Treatment and Testing Order (Justice Services – Edinburgh)

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

Drug Treatment and Testing Order – currently suspended to new orders whilst service review activity completed. New service will roll out in Q3 2023/24 based on review recommendations for addressing substance related offending.

Possible Outcomes

As per Drug Testing and Treatment Order National Guidelines

East Lothian will confirm if the DTTO is still available to sentencers by the end of Q2 2023/24

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Criminal Justice Social Work Report + Drug Testing and Treatment Order Assessment