Probation of Offenders Act, 1907

Duties of probation officers.

4. It shall be the duty of a probation officer, subject to the directions of the court—

(a) to visit or receive reports from the person under supervision at such reasonable intervals as may be specified in the probation order or, subject thereto, as the probation officer may think fit;

(b) to see that he observes the conditions of his recognizance;

(c) to report to the court as to his behaviour;

(d) to advise, assist, and befriend him, and, when necessary, to endeavour to find him suitable employment.