Seanad debates

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Adjournment Matters

Sex Offenders Treatment Programme

6:50 pm

Photo of Deirdre CluneDeirdre Clune (Fine Gael) | Oireachtas source

I would have believed that mandatory participation treatment programmes would have been linked to prison sentences. If an offender refuses to participate in a programme, then his or her sentence should be extended. Has there been any research into the outcomes for sex offenders who have participated in such programmes?


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