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Orkney Community Justice Partnership

Community Justice is...

Individuals, agencies and services working together to:

  • support and supervise people who have committed offences
  • prevent reoffending
  • promote social inclusion and citizenship

Terms of reference

Key Legislation 

Community Justice (Scotland) Act 2016 

The legislation places responsibility on each Scottish Local Authority area to form Community Justice Partnerships to plan and manage concerned services. The Orkney Community Justice Partnership is formed by statutory and voluntary services and stakeholders. A list of partners is available here.

​Local priorities

  • Domestic Abuse
  • Availability of suitable provision to deal with low and intermittent demand for forensic mental health services
  • Prisoner Release and Transfer to the Community arrangements

Key Documents 

Community Payback Orders in Orkney

Key Legislation: The Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 

Community Payback Orders have an important role in promoting community participation and understanding and form the majority of sentences for Orkney Criminal Justice Social Work clients. More information on the Community Payback Order in Scotland is available here.  

Contact Us

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: 01856 873535 extension 2697

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