5 COMPLETED WORK
This report covers the period of one year to the end of May 2010.
During this period a further comprehensive Area inspection report was completed in relation to Lanarkshire. This is detailed in Annex A.
In addition a major thematic work was completed in conjunction with Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (Scotland) on the Proceeds of Crime Act ( Annex B).
As part of an ongoing review of summary justice reform a thematic report on Compensation Offers and combined Fiscal Fines and Compensation Offers was published ( Annex C).
There was also an update delivered to Ministers on progress against recommendations made in the wildlife crime joint thematic with Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (Scotland) and a résumé of this is at Annex D.
A review of progress to date against the recommendations made in earlier Inspectorate reports is contained in Annex E.
During the course of the year a contribution was made by the Chief Inspector to Sheriff Principal Bowen's Review of Sheriff and Jury Procedure published in June 2010.
Sheriff Principal Bowen's report includes a number of suggestions to the inspectorate which will be examined and are referred to in our thematic report on Learning and Development to be published shortly.