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The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996


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Regulation of community orders

17.—(1) The Secretary of State may make rules for regulating—

(a)the supervision of persons subject to probation orders;

(b)the arrangements to be made under Article 4(1)(b) of the [1982 NI 10.] Probation Board (Northern Ireland) Order 1982 for persons subject to community service orders to perform work and the performance of such work;

(c)without prejudice to the generality of sub-paragraphs (a) and (b), the functions of the responsible officers of such persons as are mentioned in those sub-paragraphs.

(2) Rules under paragraph (1)(b), may in particular make provision—

(a)limiting the number of hours of work to be done by a person on any one day;

(b)as to the reckoning of hours worked and the keeping of work records; and

(c)for the payment of travelling and other expenses in connection with the performance of work.

(3) In this Part “responsible officer” means—

(a)in relation to an offender who is subject to a probation order, the probation officer responsible for his supervision; and

(b)in relation to an offender who is subject to a community service order, the relevant officer within the meaning of Article 13(6).

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