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Community Payback Order: Treatment: Drugs


Local Authority area:

Shetland Islands Council

Primary Courts of relevance:

Lerwick Sheriff Court

All information provided by:

Shetland Community Justice Partnership

Shetland Community Justice Information

Published: 16 September 2021

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Community Payback Order: Treatment: Drugs

Interventions suitable for

This Requirement is suitable for individuals with identified drugs issues, and provides the Courts with an alternative to the Drugs Treatment and Testing Order (DTTO) where the offending history of the individuals is not of a sufficiently high tariff to meet the criteria for a DTTO.

Programme Title and Provider

Treatment: drugs

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

In addition to the Drugs Treatment and Testing Order (detailed below), a Drugs Treatment Requirement is available, and would involve close liaison between the individual’s Supervising Officer, and the local Substance Misuse Recovery Team to monitor progress and assess effectiveness.

Possible Outcomes

Reduction in use of substances with consequent improvement in life quality and health, and reduction in risk of reoffending.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Suitable individuals will be identified at the Criminal Justice Social Work Report stage.