What are some examples of Community-Based Sentences?
Some examples Community-Based Sentences include:
- Mandatory Treatment Order (MTO) – Through the Institute of Mental Health, MTOs provide treatment for offenders suffering from psychiatric conditions that had a contributory link to the commission of the criminal offences and are susceptible to treatment.
- Community Service Order (CSO) – CSOs can be imposed on offenders for reformation, and for them to make amends to the community by performing unpaid community service under the supervision of an authorised officer.
- Day Reporting Order (DRO) – Administered by the Singapore Prison Service, DROs require an offender to report to a day reporting centre for monitoring, counselling, and to undergo rehabilitation programmes.
- Short Detention Order (SDO) – An offender can be detained in prison for a period not exceeding 14 days.
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