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Community Payback Order Treatment: Mental Health

Last updated: 27th June 2024


Where the order contains a mental health treatment requirement an individual must submit to treatment by or under the direction of a registered medical practitioner or a registered psychologist (or both) with a view to improving the offender’s mental condition.

Further Information:

Rarely if ever used in Midlothian, often as part of a conduct requirement a relevant mental health pathway is found out with the legal order (voluntary engagement).