Substance of Community Service


  • Giorgi Getiashvili


Community service, non-custodialsentence, probation, rehabilitation, community sanctions, re-socialization, alternative punishment


The article provides discussion of the community service substance. It describes the main purpose of community service as alternative punishment, its significance and rehabilitation effect. Article offers practical analysis of the issue and significant changes in the period after “zero tolerance”. Part of the article is based on international practice and analysis of the legal acts, clearly demonstrating significance of the issue and existing weaknesses.


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Getiashvili, G. (2017). Substance of Community Service. Journal of Law, (2). Retrieved from