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Issue 75 28 September 2007 The Bulletin has been improved for easier on-screen reading. It now summaries new content placed on Epic (http://npsintranet.probation.gsi.gov.uk/index.htm) in the previous week and significant messages that have been circulated on the Chief Officer gateway. Articles can now be read by either scrolling down the page or by clicking the titles below: 204/07 205/07 206/07 207/07 Offender Management Act Implementation Offender Management National Standards Go Live Recent Publications Issued Recently

204/07 OFFENDER MANAGEMENT ACT IMPLEMENTATION
A letter regarding the implementation of the OM Act and the transition of Probation Boards into Trusts, and a brief on the Act was sent to Chief Officers. Issued to Chief Officers and Chairs via the Chief Officer Gateway – 27 September 2007 Epic: Navigate from Home>News & Comms>News Back to the top

205/07 OFFENDER MANAGEMENT NATIONAL STANDARDS GO LIVE
The OM National Standards will go live from the 30th September 2007 Epic: Navigate from Home>Service Delivery Back to the top

206/07 RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Interventions News – Domestic Violence Special (available to download from Epic, Navigate from Home>Interventions>Interventions Policy, Strategy and Supporting Documentation) Back to the top

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207/07 ISSUED RECENTLY
Probation Circulars 2007: PC33 New Accommodation and Support Service for Bail and HDC This Probation Circular describes a new accommodation and support service for bail and Home Detention Curfew. The service is considered appropriate for adults who are or would be remanded in custody who could be bailed if accommodation and/or support is made available. It is also available to sentenced prisoners eligible for Home Detention Curfew. This PC confirms information on a service that has been available since June. This is reflected in the immediate implementation. PC32 Management of Foreign National Prisoners: Licences, bail Hearings, Releases from Immigration Detention and Deportation Implementation of Provisions of Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 Issued 14 September Issued 26 September

PC31

Issued 6 September

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Issue 75 September 2007

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