Laws of Bangladesh

The Probation of Offenders Ordinance, 1960

( Ordinance NO. XLV OF 1960 )

2. In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context:-
(a) “Code” means the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898;
(b) “Court” means a court empowered to exercise powers under this Ordinance;
1[(c) “Director General” means the Director General of the Department of Social Services or any other officer appointed to carry on his functions;]
(d) “probation officer” means a person appointed as such under section 12;
(e) “probation order” means an order made under section 5;
(f) “Probation Department” means the department responsible for the administration of this Ordinance;
(g) all other words and expressions used but not defined in this Ordinance and defined in the Code shall have the same meaning as assigned to them in the Code.

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