The definitive guideline on Sentencing offenders with mental disorders, developmental disorders, or neurological impairments was issued on 22 July 2020 and came into force on 1 October 2020.

A consultation, conducted under the title Sentencing offenders with mental health conditions or disorders, ran from 9 April 2019 to 9 July 2019.

Related documents

To support the guidelines and consultations, the Council also publishes a range of documents. These documents may include consultation responses, statistical bulletins, resource and equality impact assessments and guideline assessments.