Youth Offending Teams: Criminal Justice Act 2003 guidance

Details of the changes brought about by the Criminal Justice Act 2003 and the implications for young people who offend.



This guidance covers:

  • dangerousness and the custodial sentences for public protection
  • youth community orders and the Adult Community Order
  • changes in orders, new requirements and other changes

You will also find:

  • Appendix 1: schedule offences
  • Appendix 2: Home Detention Curfew – presumption of unsuitability
  • Appendix 3: National Offender Management Service (NOMS) release and recall section
  • Appendix 4: NOMS lifer review and recall section
  • Appendix 5: Adult Community Order
Published 2 May 2005