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Bail Supervision


Local Authority area:


Primary Courts of relevance:

North Strathclyde Sheriffdom

All information provided by:

Inverclyde Community Justice Partnership

Inverclyde Community Justice Information

Published: 15 November 2022

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.

This information will be reviewed and updated where required.

Bail Supervision

Interventions suitable for

Anyone appearing at Court where bail is being opposed.

Programme Title and Provider

Bail supervision

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

Bail Supervision is facilitated by a staffing team within Greenock Sheriff Court but will also provide updates for Inverclyde residents appearing at other courts.

Possible Outcomes

1. Offering people early intervention and support to reduce reoffending.

2. Reduce the number of people in remand by offering a community alternative.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Information is gathered and verified to through an assessment process, providing a brief report for the Sheriff, PF and defence agent to assist the Court in reaching a decision to grant bail.