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Drug Testing and Treatment Order (DTTO)


Local Authority area:

East Renfrewshire

Primary Courts of relevance:

Paisley Sheriff Court, and East Renfrewshire residents sentenced in other courts including Glasgow

All information provided by:

East Renfrewshire Community Justice Partnership

East Renfrewshire Community Justice Information

Published: 30 November 2021

The information on this page has been provided by Community Justice Partnerships. Community Justice Scotland is not responsible for the accuracy of the information and is unable to respond to direct queries. All such queries in respect of the information shown on this page should be directed to the Community Justice Partnership to which it relates.

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 Testing and Treatment Order (DTTO)

Interventions suitable for

Available for all offence types for East Renfrewshire service users.

Programme title and provider

Drug Treatment and Testing Order (DTTO)

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

A Drug Treatment and Testing Order is a high tariff disposal for individuals with drug problems who might otherwise receive a custodial sentence.

Possible Outcomes

Managing/addressing significant addiction issues related to offending.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Assessment re-suitability will be within Criminal Justice Social Work Reports. The purpose of a Drug Treatment and Testing Order is to target individuals whose offending is a direct result of their drug misuse, for example, those who steal to fund their habit and who are at direct risk of a custodial sentence.