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Criminal Justice Act 1972

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16Obligations of person subject to community service order

(1)An offender in respect of whom a community service order is in force shall—

(a)report to the relevant officer and subsequently from time to time notify him of any change of address; and

(b)perform for the number of hours specified in the order such work at such times as he may be instructed by the relevant officer.

(2)Subject to section 18 of this Act, the work required to be performed under a community service order shall be performed during the period of twelve months beginning with the date of the order.

(3)The instructions given by a relevant officer under this section shall, so far as practicable, be such as to avoid any conflict with the offender's religious beliefs and any interference with the times, if any, at which he normally works or attends a school or other educational establishment.

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