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18/06/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Children Act, 1974

( ACT NO. XXXIX OF 1974 )

Reports of Probation Officers and other reports to be treated confidential
16. The report of the Probation Officer or any other report considered by the Court under section 15 shall be treated as confidential:
 
 
 
 
Provided that if such report relates to the character, health or conduct of, or the circumstances in which, the child or the parent or guardian of such child is living, the Court may, if it thinks expedient, communicate the substance thereof to the child, or the parent or guardian concerned and may give the child or the parent or guardian of such child an opportunity to produce evidence as may be relevant to the matters stated in the report.

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