Criminal Justice (Community Service) (Amendment) Act 2011

Provisions consequential to orders made in District Court or Circuit Court.

5.— The Principal Act is amended by the substitution of the following section for section 6:

“6.— (1) A community service order shall, if made by the District Court, specify the district court district (in this Act referred to as the ‘district of residence’) or, if made by the Circuit Court, the circuit (in this Act referred to as the ‘circuit of residence’) in which the offender resides or will reside while performing work under the order.

(2) The court by which a community service order referred to in subsection (1) is made shall cause certified copies of the order to be sent to—

(a) the judge of the District Court assigned to the district of residence, or the judge of the Circuit Court assigned to the circuit of residence, as the case may be, and

(b) the Director of the Probation Service who shall give or cause to be given to the offender a copy of the order.”.