Risk Assessment Reports (RAR) are prepared by Accredited Assessors, when a court is considering the OLR sentence. These standards are designed to make sure that RAR contain all the information the need to, and are produced to an acceptable standard. The RMA evaluate every RAR produced.
The Standards and Guidelines apply to an assessor appointed by the high court to complete risk assessments for individuals that are being considered for an Order for Lifelong Restriction.
The standards establish a series of mandatory elements which must be evident. The guidance sets out advisory notes to guide assessors in conducting a thorough risk assessment.