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4. Measures during supervision
(1) Measures for probationers and parolee swith good records
For a probationer or parolee whose behavior has become stable and who has come to be considered unlikely to commit repeat offenses during the period of supervision,the following good-conduct measures are implemented:an indeterminate sentence parolee who has served his/her minimum term is granted termination of indeterminate sentence, as if he/she has completed his/her sentence;an adult probationer is granted provisional discharge from probationary supervision. In2003,no parolees were granted termination of indeterminate sentence(same as the previous year)but484probationers(602in2001)were granted provisional discharge from supervision(Source:Annual Report of Statistics on Rehabilitation).
(2) Measures for probationers/parolee swith bad records
For a probationer or parolee who has violated the conditions of supervision or committed offenses,the following bad-conduct measures are taken.An adult parolee is subject to revocation of parole and is imprisoned in a penal institution again,and if an adult parolee absent from supervision,he/she is subject to suspension of parole and the progress of the sentence is interrupted.An adult probationer is subject to revocation of suspended sentence and is imprisoned in a penal institution.In2004,1,035adult parolees(1,047in2002)were subject to revocation of parole,531(592in2002)to suspension of parole,and1,779(1,851in2002)adult probationers were subject to revocation of suspended sentence(Source:Annual Report of Statistics on Rehabilitation).
Where a parolee or probationer fails to reside in a fixed abode or there are sufficient reasons to suspect that he/she has violated the conditions of supervision,and he/she fails or would fail to respond when summoned by a probation office director,he/she is apprehended under a warrant of arrest issued by a judge.Following the decision to commence the examination on a bad-conduct measure,he/she is detained in an appropriate institution for a fixed term.In2003,including juveniles,192probationers and parolees(192in2002)were apprehended and165(161in2002)were detained in this manner(Source:Annual Report of Statistics on Rehabilitation).