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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 507

Probation officers

S. 507(1) amended by Nos 6651 s. 57(c), 9427 s. 3(Sch. 2 item 6), 9966 s. 21(2)(a), 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5), 46/1998
s. 7(Sch. 1), 108/2004 s. 117(1) (Sch. 3 item 48).

    (1)     Subject to the Public Administration Act 2004 there may from time to time be appointed such stipendiary probation officers as the Governor in Council thinks necessary for the purposes of Part 5 of the Penalties and Sentences Act 1985 .

S. 507(2) amended by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

    (2)     The Governor in Council may from time to time appoint fit persons to be honorary probation officers for the purposes of Part 5 of the Penalties and Sentences Act 1985 and may at any time remove any person so appointed.

    (3)     All persons who immediately before the commencement of the Penal Reform Act 1956 were probation officers by virtue of appointment pursuant to section five hundred and thirty-six of the Crimes Act 1928 are declared to have been as on and from the said commencement honorary probation officers as if appointed under the last preceding subsection.

S. 507(4) amended by No. 9966 s. 21(2)(b)(i)(ii), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

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S. 507(4A) inserted by No. 9966 s. 21(2)(c), amended by No. 45/1996
s. 18(Sch. 2 item 6.5).

    (4A)     All stipendiary and honorary probation officers appointed under this section shall be under the control of the Secretary to the Department of Justice.

S. 507(5) amended by No. 9966 s. 21(2)(d), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

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S. 507(6) amended by Nos 9966 s. 21(2)(e)(i)(ii), 45/1996
s. 18(Sch. 2 item 6.6), 46/1998
s. 7(Sch. 1).

    (6)     The Secretary to the Department of Justice or, in the case of a convicted person who is a child, the Secretary to the Department of Human Services shall when so required by any court cause to be prepared and submitted to that court such reports upon and information with respect to the convicted person as the court requires.

S. 507(7) amended by No. 9966 s. 21(2)(f), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

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Pt 4 Div. 1 Subdiv. (2) (Heading) repealed by No. 25/1989 s. 20(m)(i).

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Ss 508, 509 repealed. [47]

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Pt 4 Div. 1 Subdiv. (3) (Heading) repealed by No. 25/1989 s. 20(m)(ii).

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Ss 510–515A repealed. [48]

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Pt 4 Div. 1 Subdiv. (4) (Heading) repealed by No. 25/1989 s. 20(m)(iii).

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Ss 516–519A repealed. [49]

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Pt 4 Div. 1 Subdiv. (5) (Heading) repealed by No. 25/1989 s. 20(m)(iv).

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S. 520 amended by Nos 7876 s. 8(3), 10084 s. 10(a)–(c), repealed by No. 10260 s. 114(Sch. 4 item 5).

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Pt 4 Div. 2 (Heading and ss 521–541) amended by Nos 6572 ss 2–4, 6651 s. 57(d)(e), 6884 s. 4, 6994 s. 2, 7184 ss 10, 11, 7269 ss 2–4, 7332 s. 2(Sch. 1 item 21), 7705 s. 10, 7876 s. 2(3), 8338 s. 7(a)(b)(i), repealed by No. 8493 s. 33(e).

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Division 3—Regulations

No. 6103 s. 538.



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