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The Young Offender Institution Rules 1988

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Aims and general principles of young offender institutions

3.—(1) The aim of a young offender institution shall be to help offenders to prepare for their return to the outside community.

(2) The aim mentioned in paragraph (1) above shall be achieved, in particular, by –

(a)providing a programme of activities, including education, training and work designed to assist offenders to acquire or develop personal responsibility, self-discipline, physical fitness, interests and skills and to obtain suitable employment after release;

(b)fostering links between the offender and the outside community;

(c)co-operating with the services responsible for the offender’s supervision after release.

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