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Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008

Part 7 – Violent offender orders

89.The Government announced its intention to introduce violent offender orders in “Rebalancing the criminal justice system in favour of the law-abiding majority” published in July 2006 (available at A consultation paper was subsequently issued by the Home Office in April 2007 and a summary of the response published in June 2007 (“Stakeholder consultation on Violent Offender Orders: Summary of responses and next steps” available at

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