Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Ministry of Justice, are published
separately as Bill 88—EN.
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Secretary Chris Grayling has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of
the Human Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the Offender Rehabilitation Bill [HL] are compatible
with the Convention rights.
Release and supervision of offenders sentenced to less than 2 years
Other provision about release and supervision of offenders
Drugs and offenders released during custodial sentence
Community orders and suspended sentence orders
Offenders sentenced by service courts