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COMMUNITY SERVICE ACT.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.

   Section

PART I
PRELIMINARY.

   1.   Commencement.

   2.   Interpretation.

PART II
COMMUNITY SERVICE ORDERS.

   3.   Community service.

   4.   Duration and requirements of community service order.

   5.   Breach of requirement of community service order.

   6.   Commission of further offence.

PART III
AMENDMENT, REVIEW AND DISCHARGE OF COMMUNITY SERVICE ORDER.

   7.   Amendment of community service order.

   8.   Discharge of community service order.

PART IV
ARRANGEMENTS FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE.

   9.   Arrangements for community service.

   10.   Community service committee.

   11.   Regulations and guidelines.

   12.   Minister to amend Schedule.

   13.   Transitional provision.

      Schedule   Currency point.

CHAPTER 115
COMMUNITY SERVICE ACT.

Commencement: See section 1.

   An Act to provide for and regulate community service for offenders in certain cases and to provide for related matters.

PART I
PRELIMINARY.

1.   Commencement.

   This Act shall come into force on such date as the Minister may, by statutory instrument appoint.

2.   Interpretation.

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

   (a)   "community service" means noncustodial punishment by which after conviction the court, with the consent of the offender, makes an order for the offender to serve the community rather than undergo imprisonment;

   (b)   "community service order" means an order made under this Act requiring an offender to perform work within the community for a specified period of time;

   (c)   "community service period" means the period for which an offender is to perform work under the community service order;

   (d)   "court" means the High Court or a subordinate court;

   (e)   "currency point" has the meaning assigned to it in the Schedule to this Act;

   (f)   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for internal affairs;

   (g)   "minor offence" means an offence for which the court may pass a sentence of not more than two years imprisonment;

   (h)   "national committee" means the national committee on community service established by section 10;

   (i)   "offender" means a person who has been ordered to undergo community service;

   (j)   "original court" means the court which tried the offence in relation to which the community service order was made;

   (k)   "subsequent court" means the court which tries the offender in relation to an offence committed subsequent to the making of the community service order;

   (l)   "supervising court" means the court which made the community service order and includes a court of similar jurisdiction where the offender might subseque

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