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Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Release and supervision of offenders sentenced to less than 2 years

    1. 1.Reduction of cases in which prisoners released unconditionally

    2. 2.Supervision after end of sentence

    3. 3.Breach of supervision requirements

    4. 4.Supervision of certain young offenders after release from detention

    5. 5.Consecutive terms

    6. 6.Supervision of certain young offenders after detention and training order

    7. 7.Minor and consequential provision

  3. Other provision about release and supervision of offenders

    1. 8.Extended sentences: length of extension period

    2. 9.Recall and further release of offenders

    3. 10.Arrangements for supervision and rehabilitation: female offenders

  4. Drugs and offenders released during custodial sentence

    1. 11.Drug testing

    2. 12.Drug appointments

    3. 13.Drug testing and appointments: transfer within the British Islands

  5. Community orders and suspended sentence orders

    1. 14.Officers responsible for implementing orders

    2. 15.Rehabilitation activity requirement

    3. 16.Programme requirement

    4. 17.Attendance centre requirement

    5. 18.Duty to obtain permission before changing residence

  6. Offenders sentenced by service courts

    1. 19.Amendments of Armed Forces Act 2006

  7. General

    1. 20.Consequential and supplementary provision etc

    2. 21.Transitional provision etc

    3. 22.Commencement

    4. 23.Extent

    5. 24.Short title

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Supervision requirements

      1. PART 1 General

        1. 1.In Chapter 6 of Part 12 of the Criminal Justice...

      2. PART 2 Drugs

        1. 2.In Chapter 6 of Part 12 of the Criminal Justice...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Supervision default orders: new Schedule 19A to Criminal Justice Act 2003

      1. In Chapter 6 of Part 12 of the Criminal Justice...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Release and supervision: minor and consequential provision

      1. Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 (c. 43)

        1. 1.Schedule 1 to the Crime (Sentences) Act 1997 (transfer of...

        2. 2.(1) Paragraph 6 (effect of transfers: preliminary) is amended as...

        3. 3.(1) Paragraph 8 (restricted transfers from England and Wales to...

        4. 4.After paragraph 8 insert— Restricted transfers between England and Wales...

        5. 5.(1) Paragraph 9 (restricted transfers from England and Wales to...

        6. 6.(1) Paragraph 15 (unrestricted transfers: general) is amended as follows....

        7. 7.After paragraph 19 insert— Service of process issued in Scotland...

        8. 8.In paragraph 20(1) (interpretation), for the definition of “supervision” substitute—...

      2. Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37)

        1. 9.(1) Section 38(4) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998...

      3. Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 (c. 6)

        1. 10.The Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 is amended...

        2. 11.(1) Section 103 (period of supervision for detention and training...

        3. 12.In section 107 (detention and training orders: interpretation)—

      4. Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (c. 43)

        1. 13.In section 64(4) of the Criminal Justice and Court Services...

      5. Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44)

        1. 14.The Criminal Justice Act 2003 is amended as follows.

        2. 15.In the heading of Chapter 6 of Part 12, after...

        3. 16.In the heading of section 243A, after “release” insert “...

        4. 17.In section 243A(3)(a) (duty to release prisoners serving less than...

        5. 18.In section 244(3)(a) (duty to release prisoners on licence: definition...

        6. 19.Omit the italic heading before section 256B.

        7. 20.For the heading of that section substitute “ Supervision after...

        8. 21.In section 256C(4)(b) (breach of supervision requirements), for “impose on...

        9. 22.In the heading of that section, at the end insert...

        10. 23.(1) Section 268 (interpretation of Chapter 6) is amended as...

        11. 24.(1) Section 302 (execution of process between England and Wales...

        12. 25.In section 330(5)(a) (orders subject to affirmative procedure) at the...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Officers responsible for implementing orders

      1. PART 1 Functions confined to the public sector

        1. Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44)

          1. 1.The Criminal Justice Act 2003 is amended as follows.

          2. 2.In section 191 (power to provide for review of suspended...

          3. 3.(1) Section 192 (periodic review of suspended sentence order) is...

          4. 4.In section 210 (drug rehabilitation requirement: provision for review by...

          5. 5.(1) Section 211 (periodic review of drug rehabilitation requirement) is...

          6. 6.(1) Schedule 8 (breach, revocation or amendment of community order)...

          7. 7.(1) Schedule 12 (breach or amendment of suspended sentence order,...

        2. Offender Management Act 2007 (c. 21)

          1. 8.In section 4 of the Offender Management Act 2007 (probation...

      2. PART 2 Consequential provision

        1. Children Act 1989 (c. 41)

          1. 9.In Schedule A1 to the Children Act 1989 (enforcement orders),...

        2. Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44)

          1. 10.The Criminal Justice Act 2003 is amended as follows.

          2. 11.(1) Section 198 (duties of responsible officer) is amended as...

          3. 12.(1) Section 219 (provision of copies of relevant orders) is...

          4. 13.In section 330(5)(a) (orders), omit “section 197(3),”.

          5. 14.(1) Schedule 8 (breach, revocation or amendment of community order)...

          6. 15.(1) In Schedule 12 (breach or amendment of suspended sentence...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Rehabilitation activity requirement: consequential provision

      1. 1.The Criminal Justice Act 2003 is amended as follows.

      2. 2.(1) Section 177 (community orders) is amended as follows.

      3. 3.(1) Section 190 (imposition of requirements by suspended sentence order)...

      4. 4.In section 218 (availability of arrangements in local area), omit...

      5. 5.In section 222(1) (rules)— (a) in paragraph (d), omit “and...

      6. 6.(1) Section 305(1) (interpretation of Part 12) is amended as...

      7. 7.(1) Schedule 9 (transfer of community orders to Scotland or...

      8. 8.(1) Schedule 13 (transfer of suspended sentence orders to Scotland...

      9. 9.In Schedule 14 (persons to whom copies of requirements to...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Offenders sentenced by service courts

      1. 1.The Armed Forces Act 2006 is amended as follows.

      2. Supervision and release of offenders sentenced to less than 2 years

        1. 2.In section 213(1) (application of provisions relating to civilian detention...

      3. Recall and further release of offenders

        1. 3.In section 246(2C) (time in service custody not to count...

      4. Service community orders, overseas community orders and suspended sentence orders: officers responsible for implementing

        1. 4.(1) Section 183 (overseas community orders: modifications of Criminal Justice...

        2. 5.(1) Part 1 of Schedule 5 (breach, revocation and amendment...

        3. 6.(1) Part 2 of Schedule 5 (breach, revocation and amendment...

        4. 7.(1) Schedule 7 (suspended prison sentence: further conviction or breach...

      5. Service community orders, overseas community orders and suspended sentence orders: duty to obtain permission before changing residence

        1. 8.In section 183 (overseas community orders: modifications of Criminal Justice...

        2. 9.In section 205 (amendment of suspended sentence order with community...

        3. 10.In Part 1 of Schedule 5 (breach, revocation and amendment...

        4. 11.In Part 2 of Schedule 5 (breach, revocation and amendment...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Cases to which this Act applies

      1. Commencement day

        1. 1.In this Schedule, “the commencement day”, in relation to an...

      2. Release and supervision of offenders sentenced to less than 2 years

        1. 2.The amendments made by sections 1 to 3, 4(2), 5...

        2. 3.The amendments made by section 4(3) to (8) and Part...

      3. Extended sentences

        1. 4.The amendments made by section 8 do not apply in...

      4. Recall and further release of prisoners

        1. 5.The amendments made by section 9 and paragraph 3 of...

      5. Drugs and offenders released during custodial sentence

        1. 6.The amendments made by sections 11, 12 and 13 apply...

      6. Community orders and suspended sentences

        1. 7.The amendments made by sections 15, 17 and 18, Schedule...

      7. Interpretation: offences committed over a period

        1. 8.Where an offence is found to have been committed over...

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