The SPA is constituted under the provisions of S183 of the Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Act 1999. It consists of Judicial members, Official members and Community members.
The Authority fulfils its obligations in a professional manner. The members are well informed and prepared and set about their important tasks objectively and responsibly.
The members are committed to the concept of parole and public safety. They share a common belief that offenders can change and reintegrate safely into the community with good quality support from both community and professional support and supervision.