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 White paper on crime 2006 Part 2/Chapter 5 

Chapter 5  Rehabilitation Services

  Rehabilitation services have the following organizations: the National Offenders Rehabilitation Commission in the Ministry of Justice; regional parole boards established in each high court jurisdiction (hereinafter referred to as "regional boards" in this Chapter); probation offices established in each district court jurisdiction.
  The National Offenders Rehabilitation Commission is a council consisting of a chairperson and four members, and applies to the Minister for a pardon of a particular person.
  Regional boards are councils consisting of three to 14 board members and decide whether parole should be granted.
  Probation offices are engaged in probation and parole supervision, urgent aftercare of discharged offenders and the promotion of crime prevention activities.
  Probation officers are assigned to secretariats of regional parole boards as well as to probation offices.