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THE CRIME AND DISORDER ACT

INTRODUCTORY GUIDE TO THE CRIME AND DISORDER ACT   

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The Crime & Disorder Act 1998 is available on The Stationery Office Website   

The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Order 1998 :   
                                         SI 1998 No. 2327 (C. 53)   
   
Introductory Guide to the Crime and Disorder Act   

Introductory Guide to the Crime and Disorder Act in Welsh    

The Crime and Disorder Bill (Dec 2, 1997) is available from the Parliament site and is published by The Stationery Office    

 For more information about this contact Philip Colligan on 0171 273 3724   


COMBATTING CRIME AND ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR MEASURESTO REDUCE DELAYS MORE EFFECTIVE SENTENCING


GUIDANCE    

The Crime and Disorder Act received Royal Assent on Friday 31st July 1998. This website shows what guidance the Home Office proposes to issue covering the Act, when and contact names.The guidance itself will also be available on this site when it is issued.   

Home Office Circular 38/1998: Implementation of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998: England and Wales   
   

For the implementation timetable, click here    

YOUTH CRIME    
   
Provision Issue date Home Office contact point
Local child curfews   

Guidance   

Home Office Circular 46/1998

September 98 Jonathan Lane   

0171 273 4158

Aim of youth justice system   
(Youth justice framework document)   
   

Guidance

September 98 Sue Jago   

0171 273 3862

Youth offending teams   

Guidance

September 98 Clive Peckover   

0171 273 3144

Youth court procedures   

Draft guidance

September 98 Paul Morrison   

0171 273 2933

Final warning 

Draft Guidance 

The Establishment and operation of rehabilitation (Change) Programmes under the Final Warning Scheme 
 

September 98 Paul Morrison
Supervision order   

Consolidated Legislation   

Home Office Circular 45/1998

September 98 Jonathan Lane
Parenting orders   

Draft guidance   

Letter

September 98 Jonathan Lane
Child safety orders   

Draft guidance   
   
Letter

Autumn 98 Jonathan Lane
Reparation order   

Draft guidance   

Letter

September 98 Jonathan Lane
Action plan order   

Draft guidance   

Letter

September 98 Jonathan Lane
Secure remands (payment arrangements) To be decided Jonathan Lane
Police powers against truancy   

Guidance

Autumn 98 Patricia McFarlane   

0171 273 2503

Detention and training order Summer 99 Jonathan Lane
 Youth Justice Task Force : final report   

Crime & Disorder Act 1998 - Implementing the Act, Delivering the Aim:The text of a presentation given by the Juveniles Offenders Unit to the conference "Crime & Disorder Act 1998 - Implementing the Act, Delivering the Aim" at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, 4 November 1998  

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COMBATTING CRIME AND ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR   
   
Crime and disorder partnerships   
  • Contents of full guidance (HTML  version) Word 6 and PDF  versions of the full guidance will shortly be available on this website
Available now - For a printed copy of the full guidance please ring 0171 273-4145   
(Full guidance will shortly be available on this website) 
Julie Brett   

0171 273 2155

Racially aggravated offences   

Guidance

July 98 Neil Stevenson   

0171 273 3384

Antisocial behaviour order   

Draft guidance

Autumn 98 Geraldine Bakelmun   

0171 273 2636

Sex offender orders   

Guidance

Autumn 98 Deborah Grice
Face coverings March 99 Stewart Baxter   

0171 273 3390

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MEASURESTO REDUCE DELAYS   
   
Powers for single justices etc July 98 Richard Chown   

0171 273 2004

Bail   

Home Office Circular 34/1998

August 98 Chris Potter    

0171 273 2535

TV links Spring 99 Pat Baskerville   

0171 273 3282

Time limits Summer 99 Louisa Carrad (adults)   

0171 273 3521   

Paul Morrison (juveniles)   

0171 273 2933

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MORE EFFECTIVE SENTENCING   
   
Information sharing   

Chapter 5 of Crime and Disorder partnerships   

Disclosure of information in connection with crime and disorder: joint statement by the HomeSecretary and Data Protection Registrar

July/August 98 Jonathan King   

0171 273 2858

Home detention curfew   

Prison Service Order 6700    

Probation Service - Draft Guidance   

Home Office Circular 31/1998: Police Guidance 

Home Office Circular 51/1998: Electronic Monitoring 
 

  Andrew Sinclair (Prison Service Order)    
0171 217 6783   

Neil Amos (Probation Guidance)   
0171 273 3296   

Richard Pickering (Police Guidance)   
0171 273 3129   
 

Sentence Calculation   

Home Office Circular 44/1998: 

Summer 98 Caroline Rowe   

0171 273 2911   

Tony Hall (Prison Service)   

0171 217 2941

Extended sentences (and re-release of prisoners serving extended sentences) Autumn 98 Stephen Bailey   

0171 273 3536

Drug treatment and testing order   

Draft Guidance

Autumn 98 Matthew Bird   

0171 273 3077

Supervision following recall and return Autumn 98 Stephen Bailey   

0171 273 3536

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* These dates may be subject to change.The telephone numbers can be used to obtain further information. 



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