Community Justice in Orkney


What is Community Justice? 

Community Justice is individuals, agencies and services working together to:

  • support and supervise people who have committed offences
  • prevent reoffending
  • promote social inclusion and citizenship

Who is involved?

The Community Justice legislation places responsibility on each  Local Authority to form Community Justice Partnerships to plan and manage concerned services. The Orkney Community Justice Partnership is formed by statutory and voluntary services and stakeholders. 

Key Documents

Community Payback Orders in Orkney

Community Payback Orders have an important role in promoting community participation and understanding and form the majority of sentences for Orkney Criminal Justice Social Work clients. For more information on the Community Payback Order in Scotland, click here. 

Contact Us

 Email: community.justice@orkney.gov.uk

Telephone: 01856 873535 extension 2697


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