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Bill No. 240
Electronic Monitoring Bill Back to List

Thirteenth Legislature (2017 - )

Debated in 1st Reading 2nd Reading Committee Recommittal 3rd Reading
Sitting No. 485  -  06 Jul 2021
Plenary Session
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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 gist of the Bill provides that electronic monitoring can be issued in accordance with and Order by the Courts of Justice or by the Chief Executive of the Correctional Services Agency, or else by the Parole Board.

This Bill should serve to free certain individuals from the correctional facilities, thus facilitating their reintegration into society,
while providing reassurance to the community and victims of crime.

Motion No. 561 - Electronic Monitoring Bill

 

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