social inquiry report


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social inquiry report

n
(Law) (in Britain) a report on a person and his or her circumstances, which may be required by a court before sentencing and is made by a probation officer or a social worker from a local authority social services department
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This week, advocate Lorraine Glancy, defending, told Sheriff Vincent Smith that the writer of the social inquiry report on Irvine did not consider him suitable for the Change Programme, which is aimed at tackling domestic violence.
A social inquiry report analysing the behaviour of the boy was presented to the judge during the hearing, which took place behind closed doors.
A social inquiry report on Tombs said he fully accepted responsibility for his actions and regretted his behaviour.
Sheriff John Montgomery referred to a social inquiry report which stated that, while Kelly led a lifestyle in which drug use was "commonplace", he did not consider it "problematic".
The QC urged the judge to be "careful" when considering a critical social inquiry report on Cunningham as the social work department "were not a disinterested party in this case".
A social inquiry report said he was aware of right and wrong.
The case was adjourned for a social inquiry report.
To that end -- and marking a symbolic break with the previous terminology -- the Act replaced the social inquiry report (SIR) with the pre-sentence report (PSR).
However, the author of the social inquiry report prepared on Mr Bull refers to a community payback order as an option.
Neil MacGregor appeared from custody at Glasgow Sheriff Court but a social inquiry report ordered at his last appearance was not available.
The social inquiry report reveals you have behaved in a similar manner on two previous occasions.
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