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— 1. Any pre-trial and pre-sentence reports examined by the sentencing court and any police report on the circumstances of the offence(s).
— 2. Any report on the prisoner while he was subject to a transfer direction under Article 53 of the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986(1).
— 3. Any current reports on the prisoner’s performance and behaviour in prison, where relevant, (reports previously examined by the Commissioners need only be summarised), including any:
record of offences against discipline;
reports on any temporary release;
details of, and reports on compliance with, any sentence management plan;
reports on the prisoner’s health including mental health;
assessment of the likelihood of re-offending and the risk of the prisoner being a danger to the public if released immediately; or
assessment of suitability for release on licence and licence conditions.
— 4. An up-to-date report prepared for the Commissioners by a probation officer, including any reports on the following:
details of the prisoner’s home address, family circumstances, and family attitudes towards the prisoner;
alternative options if the prisoner cannot return home;
the opportunity for employment on release;
the local community’s attitude towards the prisoner (if known);
the attitudes and concerns of the victim(s) of the offence(s) (if known);
the prisoner’s view of the index offence;
the prisoner’s response to previous periods of supervision;
the prisoner’s behaviour during any temporary release from prison during the current sentence;
the prisoner’s attitude to the prospect of release, and requirements and objectives of supervision;
an assessment of the likelihood of re-offending and the risk of serious harm;
a programme of supervision;
a view on suitability for release; and
recommendations regarding any special licence conditions.
— 5. Any interview report prepared at the direction of the Chief Commissioner under rule 3(4).
— 6. Any other information which the Secretary of State considers relevant to the case and wishes to draw to the attention of the Commissioners.
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