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Caseload and Statistics

     The Release under Supervision Board meets as often as when necessary. On average, it meets every two months. The statistics on the number of applications considered and approved in the recent three years are provided below:

Year Release under Supervision Scheme Pre-release Employment Scheme Total No. of Application for Review
Applications considered by Board Applications Approved Approval % Applications considered by Board Applications Approved Approval % Applications considered by Board Applications Approved Approval %
2015 26 12 46.2% 65 31 47.7% 91 43 47.3% 12
2016 27 18 66.7% 46 23 50.0% 73 41 56.2% 4
2017 29 16 55.2% 37 12 32.4% 66 28 42.4% 13
Total for 3 years 82 46 56.1% 148 66 44.6% 230 112 48.7% 29

     From 1988 to 2017, out of the over 950 supervision orders issued under the two early release schemes, only two were revoked under section 14(1) of the Prisoners (Release under Supervision) Ordinance.



 


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