Court cases, orders and sentencing
Serving your sentence outside of prison
This is known as a non-custodial sentence. There are different types of sentences that can be served outside of a prison.
Community based orders
A community based order is a court order which says all offenders will be supervised by a probation and parole officer - and they are required to participate in programs, treatment or training and possibly unpaid community work.
Last updated: 11 June 2015