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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2007 Week 04 Hansard (Thursday, 3 May 2007) . . Page.. 1025 ..


Court Alcohol and Drug Assessment Service – CADAS (pre-sentencing)

Referrals received by ACT Health’s Alcohol and Drug Assessment Service

Not recommended by ACT Health’s Alcohol and Drug Assessment Service

Treatment completed

2000

50

3

20

2001

156

7

57

2002

265

2

62

2003

325

6

165

2004

301

10

123

2005

265

14

110

2006

273

34

77

Please Note: The low number of people completing treatment relative to the number of people being referred to assessment for treatment is the result, in part, of a significant number of clients not being required by Court to attend treatment following assessment.

Treatment Referral Program – TRP (sentencing)

Assessment Orders received by ACT Health’s Alcohol and Drug Assessment Service

Treatment Orders Issued

Treatment Completed

2000

51

15

14

2001

56

11

7

2002

15

8

3

2003

25

12

4

2004

36

13

5

2005

19

7 (1 pending)

3

2006

12

2 (2 pending)

2

Please note: Recommendations by TRP Panel are used by the Court on Bail orders with the Department of Justice and Community Safety supervision instead of issuing treatment orders.

The ACT Health Alcohol and Drug Assessment Service advised the relevant bodies. For PEID ACT Policing were notified, for CADAS and TRP the magistrates and justices were advised via written communication. Consequences of null compliance is determined and directed by police and relevant magistrates and justices.

The re-offence data for PEID’s have been included below. Re-offence data is not currently available for CADAS and TRP.

Source: AFP

Data Description:

The table below counts persons issued with a Police Drug Diversion and persons who have re-offended after being issued with a Police Drug Diversion during the period 01 July 2003 to 31 October 2006.


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