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What does Oscar Pistorius' correctional supervision entail?

The Department of Correctional Services has confirmed that Oscar Pistorius will be released under correctional supervision on Tuesday, 20 October 2015, one day short of serving exactly a year in prison.

Criminal law expert William Booth spoke to 702's John Robbie about the parole conditions and what actually entails being released correctional supervision.

Listen to the conversation below:

There are two types of correctional supervision, the first one is where the offender doesn't go to prison... doing community service (as a form of sentence) under correctional service. The second one is the one that Oscar was sentenced to... where you serve a fifth of the sentence and then get released to do community service under correctional service

William Booth, criminal law expert

This article first appeared on 702 : What does Oscar Pistorius' correctional supervision entail?


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