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Community Payback Order: Unpaid Work


Local Authority area:

South Ayrshire

Primary Courts of relevance:

Ayr and Kilmarnock

All information provided by:

South Ayrshire Community Justice Partnership (Community Justice Ayrshire Partnership)

South Ayrshire Community Justice Information

Published: 15 November 2022

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Community Payback Order: Unpaid Work

Interventions suitable for

Males & Females over age 16 years

Programme Title and Provider

Unpaid work

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

Unpaid work in the community forms the part of reparation and punishment. Its available to all service users deemed fit for work. The work involves being part of a team undertaking work in local community projects, placements in charity shops etc. and light duties when required.

Possible Outcomes

To allow people the opportunity to gain some structure in their lives, gain some new skills that could improve their employability prospects and repay the community for their offending behaviour.

Process for Assessment and/or inclusion in scheme/intervention

Individual’s suitability is assessed at the time of preparing the Criminal Justice Social Work report. Level one orders can be imposed by Court without a report.