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Parole

Information about the parole system for prisoners, including when they may be eligible for parole and what happens if they breach parole conditions.

Parole is a way of letting approved prisoners serve part of their sentence in the community after the Parole Board decides that they are not an unacceptable risk to the safety of the community.

Prisoners who are on parole have to comply with certain conditions. These help to monitor the prisoner's circumstances and behaviour and to help them adjust to living outside of prison.

Unless specifically mentioned, this topic deals with the adult parole system.

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