The Offender Management Act 2007 (Establishment of Probation Trusts) (Amendment) Order 2012

Statutory Instruments

2012 No. 1215

Probation, England And Wales

The Offender Management Act 2007 (Establishment of Probation Trusts) (Amendment) Order 2012

Made

3rd May 2012

Laid before Parliament

4th May 2012

Coming into force

30th May 2012

The Secretary of State makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 5(1) of, and paragraph 13(6) of Schedule 1 to, the Offender Management Act 2007(1).

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Offender Management Act 2007 (Establishment of Probation Trusts) (Amendment) Order 2012 and shall come into force on 30th May 2012.

Amendment to the Offender Management Act 2007 (Establishment of Probation Trusts) Order 2010

2.  (1)  The Offender Management Act 2007 (Establishment of Probation Trusts) Order 2010(2) is amended as follows.

(2) After article 3 insert—

Designation of Wales Probation Trust

3A.  Wales Probation Trust is designated as a Welsh probation trust.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Crispin Blunt

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Ministry of Justice

3rd May 2012

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

This Order amends the Offender Management Act 2007 (Establishment of Probation Trusts) Order 2010 by inserting a new article 3A. New article 3A designates Wales Probation Trust as a “Welsh probation trust”. The amendment will enable the Auditor General for Wales to examine the accounts of the Wales Probation Trust in accordance with paragraph 13 of Schedule 1 to the Offender Management Act 2007.