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Offender Management Bill

[Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List]


After Clause 23



Insert the following new Clause—
  "Offender Management Board
(1)  There shall be a board to be known as the Offender Management Board ("the Board").
(2)  The Board shall be based within the Ministry of Justice.
(3)  The members of the Board shall include—
(a)  The Secretary of State who shall act as Chairman,
(b)  the Director-General of the Prison Service,
(c)  the Director of the National Probation Service,
(d)  the Chairman of the Youth Justice Board, and
(e)  other persons who the Secretary of State may nominate.
(4)  The Board shall be responsible for—
(a)  disseminating policy to, and
(b)  establishing good practice with respect to,
 all organisations involved in the operation of the offender management system.
(5)  In carrying out its functions, the Board shall comply with any directions given by the Secretary of State and act in accordance with any guidance given by him."

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