Part 1 Scotland


(1)     Where the court considering the making of a suspended sentence order [that imposes one or more community requirements] is satisfied that the offender resides in Scotland, or will reside there when the order comes into force, the court may not make [such] a suspended sentence order in respect of the offender unless it appears to the court—

(a)     in the case of an order imposing a requirement mentioned in sub-paragraph (2), that arrangements exist for persons to comply with such a requirement in the locality in Scotland in which the offender resides, or will be residing when the order comes into force, and that provision can be made for him to comply with the requirement under those arrangements, and

(b)     in any case, that suitable arrangements for his supervision can be made by the local authority in whose area he resides, or will be residing when the order comes into force.

(2)     The requirements referred to in sub-paragraph (1)(a) are—

(a)     an unpaid work requirement,

[(b)     a rehabilitation activity requirement,]

(c)     a programme requirement,

(d)     a mental health treatment requirement,

(e)     a drug rehabilitation requirement,

(f)     an alcohol treatment requirement, and

(g)     an electronic monitoring requirement [within section 215(1)(a)].

(3) &nb

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