3 Probation/parole supervision

Of persons placed under probation/parole supervision the number of those classified as “persons with mental disorders, etc.” under the categorized treatment system (See (3) b. (a) of Subsection 2, Section 2, Chapter 5, Part 2 and (1) of Subsection 2, Section 5, Chapter 2, Part 3) as of the end of 2011 was 2,004 (up 8.1% from the end of the previous year) and the percentage of them to total probationers/parolees was 5.3% (Source: The Rehabilitation Bureau, Ministry of Justice). Probation offices provide advice to those probationers/parolees in ensuring that they are provided with the appropriate medical and welfare treatment, when needed, while also cooperating with medical/welfare institutions and their families.