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Section 1 – The Probation of Offenders Act,1958

The Probation of Offenders Act,1958


[Act No. 20 of 1958]

[6th May 1958]

An Act to provide for the release of offenders on probation or after due admonition and for matters connected therewith

Be it enacted by Parliament in the Ninth Year of the Republic of India as follows: –


1. Extended to the Union Territories of Pondicherry by Act 26 of 1968, sec. 3 and Sch., Dadra and Nagar Haveli by Regn. 6 of 1963 (w.e.f. 1-7-1965) and Goa Daman and Diu by Regn. 11 of 1963 (w.e.f. 18-2-1964) and also to Sikkim (w.e.f. 2-10-1985), vide S.O. 529 dated 22nd July 1983 read with S.O. 720(E) dated 2nd October 1985, published in the Gazette of India Extra., Pt. II, Sec. 3(ii) dated 2nd October 1985.

Section 1. Short title, extent and commencement

(1) This Act may be called the Probation of Offenders Act,1958.

(2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

(3) It shall come into force in a State on such date as the State Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint, and different dates may be appointed for different parts of the State.

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