Before we sentence you, we need to have a report from the Youth Offending Team which will give us more information about you, based on our initial assessment of the seriousness of your offending. Your case will be heard on ………… [insert date] and in the meantime you must cooperate with the Youth Offending Team to enable them to write the report.
- [Explain your assessment based on the PSR request form and what you want the YOT to specifically address in the report.
- Explain it is a provisional assessment of seriousness only and is not binding on the next bench. All sentencing options remain open.
- Deal with bail as appropriate.]