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Ireland. Courts Service. (2015) Courts Service annual report 2014. Dublin: Courts Service.

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The Drug Treatment Court provides a restorative justice alternative to a custodial sentence for persons with drug addiction, who have pleaded guilty before, or have been convicted by, the District Court for minor, non-violent, criminal charges connected to their addiction. There were 54 new participants referred to the DTC programme in 2014 and one participant graduated at the gold level. Three induction meetings were held for new participants while two meetings were held between the participants, the DTC Judge and the DTC Team.

2014 facts and figures
11,877 orders in respect of drugs offences in the District Court.
30,194 public order offences made by the District Court.

Item Type
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
Crime prevention
July 2015
96 p.
Courts Service
Corporate Creators
Ireland. Courts Service
Place of Publication
Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)
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