The Scottish Government launches new Youth Justice Strategy
Scottish Government publishes latest update on Phase 2 of the Reducing Re-offending Programme
Summary of Community Payback Annual Reports published
Community Payback - a community sentence available to Scottish courts.
Offenders repay communities for the damage caused by their crimes - this could include unpaid work to improve neighbourhoods.
Tough intervention programmes address underlying issues that can influence offending behaviour (e.g. drugs or alcohol addiction) to stop them offending again.