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community service

voluntary work, intended to be for the common good, usually done as part of an organized scheme
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He revoked the unfinished community service orders and jailed Wright for six months.
William Beckett, aged 62, of Cole Court, Coventry, driving with excess alcohol, disqualified from driving for three years, given a 12-month community service order.
The same week a family of five who had robbed the tax payer of pounds 120,000 with false benefit claims were given suspended sentences and community service orders.
Community service appears to be a popular sentencing option as most respondents reported that at least 75 percent of adults under supervision in their jurisdiction had a community service order.
Northumberland Community Service Order Program Inc.
According to the Daily Star, Tevez is trying to get out of finishing his 250 hours' unpaid work, adding that the court may need to re-sentence for the driving offences which originally led magistrates in Cheshire to issue the community service order.
Certainly, as far as the people are concerned who are on a community service order, they should without doubt, be put to work for the benefit of the community.
He was also given a 12-month community service order.
Unpaid work is one of the 12 requirements of a Community Order, and replaced the old Community Punishment or Community Service Order.
Angry scenes erupted in a court yesterday after an electrician who was driving a van which hit and killed a 17-year-old girl as she walked home from a party was given a 100-hour community service order and banned from the road for a year.
Ellis was convicted of animal cruelty last week and handed the community service order.
O'Brien, 42, who calls himself Pete Loaf, was due to appear at Ayr Sheriff Court last week after completing only seven out of a 240-hour community service order.

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