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Probation Service Act 1993

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20Grants by the Secretary of State: general

(1)The Secretary of State may pay such sums as he may, with the approval of the Treasury, determine, for any purpose mentioned in subsection (2).

(2)Payments under this section may be made—

(a)towards the expenditure of local authorities, and the expenditure out of the metropolitan police fund, under this Act;

(b)towards the expenditure of probation committees in providing and carrying on bail hostels and probation hostels under section 7;

(c)towards the expenditure of any society or person in enlarging, improving or carrying on any premises which are or will be a bail hostel or an approved probation hostel;

(d)towards the expenditure of any society or individual engaged in supervising or assisting—

(i)persons convicted of offences with a view to their rehabilitation; or

(ii)persons on bail;

(e)towards the expenditure of any body approved by the Secretary of State in the training of probation officers (or of persons for appointment as probation officers);

(f)towards the expenditure of any body approved by the Secretary of State in the training of persons serving in approved bail hostels, in approved probation hostels or in any other place in which offenders or persons awaiting trial may be detained (or in the training of persons for appointment to serve in any such hostel or place);

(g)towards the expenditure of any body or person approved by the Secretary of State in the conduct of research into the causes of delinquency and the treatment of offenders, and matters connected therewith.

(3)Payments under this section may be made subject to such conditions as the Secretary of State may, with the approval of the Treasury, determine.

(4)This section has effect subject to section 21 (limits on payments) and section 22 (supplementary provisions).

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