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Drug Treatment and Testing Order

Since 30th November 2009, this order was no longer available and has been replaced by the Youth Rehabilitation Order.

The Drug Treatment & Testing Order is used for young offenders who have drug misuse issues that require treatment. It can only be used with young people who are 16 years of age or older and the young person must agree to comply with the order before it can be made. The order lasts between 6 months and 3 years.

Under the order, the young person receives regular drug testing and treatment in the community. The young person receiving the order is supervised by the Probation Service.

External links

Youth Justice Board

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