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Bill No. 23
Electronic Monitoring Bill Back to List

Fourteenth Legislature (2022 - )

Debated in 1st Reading 2nd Reading Committee Recommittal 3rd Reading
Sitting No. 027  -  03 Oct 2022
Plenary Session

Objects and Reasons

The objects and reasons of this Bill are to provide an electronic monitoring system for sentenced persons with a view to monitoring the movements of a person subject to the electronic monitoring order by means of a secure electronic device and to provide for matters connected therewith or ancillary thereto.

The aim of the Bill is to provide that electronic monitoring can be issued in accordance with an Order by the Courts of Justice or by the Chief Executive of the Correctional Services Agency, or else by the Parole Board.

This Bill shall serve to suspend the obligation that a detainee is confined to the Correctional Facility of Kordin in the case of minor sentences, thus facilitating their reintegration into society, while providing reassurance to the community and victims of crime.

Motion No. 68 - Electronic Monitoring Bill


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