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National Guidance on Bail Supervision

National Guidance on Bail Supervision

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

ISBN: 9781787814868

Guidance for the operation of bail supervision services by local authority criminal justice social work and other agencies involved in service delivery that compliments local Community Justice Outcomw Improvement Plans.

Executive Summary

Bail supervision is intended to provide a robust and credible alternative to remand where individuals are assessed as needing a level of supervision and support to meet their bail conditions.

Providing bail supervision services orientated to the needs of the individual and the community can help ensure that remand is only used where necessary and appropriate.

This paper sets out revised guidance for the operation of bail supervision services.