Sentencing Council

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Periodic detention


The Council was requested to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of periodic detention when compared with other sentencing options, whether the scheme should be modified or replaced with an alternative sentencing option, and whether the scheme was compatible with the direction outlined in the State Plan, Priority R2: Reducing re-offending.

Published in December 2007.

Download: Review of Periodic Detention [PDF 1.2MB]

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