Notices of Supervision: guidance for youth justice professionals

This guidance is for those who work in youth justice settings. It explains how to identify and apply for the requirements which are applied to Notices of Supervision.



It contains information on:

  • when requirements can be applied to a Notice of Supervision
  • how to decide whether the requirements are necessary and proportionate
  • when licences apply to children and young people
  • the difference between a Notice of Supervision and a licence
  • the requirements that can be applied to Notices of Supervision
  • standard requirements
  • additional requirements
  • Intensive Supervision and Surveillance (ISS) and Electronic Monitoring
  • the circumstances when it might be applied to a Notice of Supervision
  • how to submit a request for Notice of Supervision requirements

You should use it with the national standards for youth justice services and the case management guidance.

Published 4 October 2017
Last updated 27 February 2018 + show all updates
  1. New versions of 'Request for Additional Licence Conditions' and 'Request for Intensive Supervision and Surveillance (ISS)' Updates to 'Notices of Supervision – Guidance for Youth Offending Team' in sections 7 (Text), and sections 8 and 11.5 (Links to PSI)
  2. First published.