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Protecting Scotland's Communities: Fair, Fast and Flexible Justice

DescriptionThe plan brings together the reforms to the Scottish criminal justice system already underway or completed; the 2007 Review of Community Penalties and the work of the Scottish Prisons Commission.
ISBN9780755958993
Official Print Publication DateDecember 2008
Website Publication DateDecember 17, 2008

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Contents

MINISTERIAL FOREWORD

SCOTLAND's FUTURE

WORKING TOGETHER

ROUTE TO SENTENCING
A smarter criminal justice system
Scottish Sentencing Council
Direct measures
The courts
Bail
Victims

COMMUNITY PAYBACK
Better information to the courts
Paying back to communities
Working with local authorities and community justice authorities

MANAGING SENTENCES EFFECTIVELY

COMMUNITY
Progress courts
Breach
Improving the process
Sanctions

CUSTODY
End-to-end sentence management
Prisoner outcomes
Drugs strategy
Rehabilitation
Infrastructure

YOUNG PEOPLE WHO OFFEND
Young offenders in the justice system
Young offenders in custody
Taking it forward

STRUCTURES, PEOPLE AND COMMUNICATIONS
Structures
People
Communications

COMMUNITY REINTEGRATION

CONCLUSION: HOW WE WILL DELIVER THIS AGENDA

Annex A: Scottish Prisons Commission Comparison