Community Service Order Act

Community Service Order Regulations 2003

[GN 13 of 2003 – 18 November 2002] [Section 11]

1. These regulations may be cited as the Community Service Order Regulations 2003.

2. In these regulations –

"Act" means the Community Service Order Act;

"Central Probation Committee" means the Central Probation Committee established under the Probation of Offenders Regulations 1947;

"District Probation Committee" means the District Probation Committee established under the Probation of Offenders Regulations 1947;

"supervisor" means any person designated by the institution providing a work placement to the convicted person.

3. (1) The Central Probation Committee and the District Probation Committee shall supervise the overall work in connection with community service orders under the Act.

(2) The overall supervision of persons subjected to a community service order shall be entrusted to the Probation and After Care Service.

4. The institutions offering work under a community service order shall be the institutions specified in the First Schedule.

5. The institution offering work under a community service order shall be responsible for the monitoring of work performance and attendance at the place of work.

6. The travelling time spent by a convicted person from his home to the work site shall not be considered as working time under the order unless the community service officer decides to consider all the time so spent or part of it.

7. (1) While performing work under a community service order, the convicted person shall comply with any reasonable direction given by the community service officer or supervisor as to the way in which the work has to be performed, having regard to the specific workplace and the interest, security and well-being of persons who can be found at such place.

(2) Where a convicted person –

 (a) fails to comply with a direction referred to in paragraph (1);

 (b) fails to perform work as instructed;

 (c) behaves in a disorderly, or disruptive way, or any manner likely to do harm to members of the public, or any person for whose interest work is being performed;

 (d) reports at work later than the appointed time,

the community service officer may require the convicted person to cease work and leave the place of work forthwith.

8. The institution providing work placement shall submit a report on convicted persons employed by it, in the prescribed form set out in the Second Schedule.

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10. Any act or thing done under the Community Service Order Regulations 2002 shall be deemed to have been done under these regulations.

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FIRST SCHEDULE

[Regulation 4]

PROBATION AND AFTERCARE SERVICE

COMMUNITY SERVICE ORDER PRESCRIBED LIST OF INSTI

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