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A non-custodial sentence which requires an offender to perform community service, observe a curfew, undergo treatment for drug or alcohol addiction, etc., instead of going to prison.
- ‘A couple who took their four-month-old son on a seven-hour drinking session were today given a two-year community order.’
- ‘The Royal College of Music graduate, who was herself battling heroin addiction, was given a 12-month community order at Gloucester Crown Court.’
- ‘He also resentenced him for breaching the original community order.’
- ‘Frauds of less than 5,000 would normally be dealt with by a fine or a community order, the paper added.’
- ‘He was sentenced to six months in prison, with three months for breaching a community order to run consecutively.’
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