(1) The provisions of KRS 533.020 relating to the period of probation shall, in so far as possible, be applicable to the period of pretrial diversion except that supervision of the participants in the programs shall be done by the Division of Probation and Parole.
(2) The provisions of KRS 533.030 relating to conditions of probation and restitution shall, in so far as possible, be applicable to pretrial diversion. Restitution shall be ordered in all cases where a victim has suffered monetary damage as a result of the alleged crime. Restitution to the state or the victim, or both, may be ordered in any pretrial diversion program.

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 533.254

  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010

Effective: July 15, 1998
History: Created 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 606, sec. 88, effective July 15, 1998.