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4 Status of treatment in probationary supervision
(1)Measures for juveniles with good record
The following good-conduct measures are taken for juveniles whose behavior has been so stabilized in the course of probationary supervision that the resumption of delinquency is deemed unlikely.
(a)Juvenile probationers:early discharge from probation, and temporary suspension of probationary supervision, determined by the directors of the probation offices,
(b)Juvenile parolees:early discharge from probationary supervision, determined by the Regional Parole Boards.
In 2000, the measure of early discharge from probation was taken for 46,426 (47,747 in the previous year) juvenile probationers, of which juvenile probationers under the shot-term probation for traffic offenses accounted for 28,041 (29,723 in the previous year). Temporary suspension of probationary supervision for juvenile probationers and early discharge for juvenile parolees were applied to 104 (100 in the previous year) and 885 (863 in the previous year)persons, respectively (Source:Annual Report of Statistics on Rehabilitation, etc. ).
(2)Measures for juveniles with bad records
The following bad-conduct measures are taken against juveniles who have violated the conditions of probation or parole, or committed repeat delinquency, etc. , in the course of probationary supervision.
(a)Juvenile probationers:Notification to family court demanding new disposition, requested by the directors of probation offices,
(b)Juvenile parolees:Return to juvenile training school, based on the decision by family courts through proposals of the directors of probation offices and requests from the Regional Parole Boards.
In 2000, notification to family court was made for 32 juvenile probationers (36in the previous year)while 17 juvenile parolees (11 in the previous year)were returned to juvenile training schools (Source:Annual Report of Statistics on Rehabilitation, etc. ).