The Probation of Offenders Act,1958
Section 7. Report of Probation officer to be confidential
The report of a probation officer referred to in sub-section (2) of Section 4 or sub-section (2) of Section 6 shall be treated as confidential;
Provided that the court may, if it so thinks fit, communicate the, substance thereof to the offender and may give him an opportunity of Producing such evidence as may be relevant to the matter stated in the report.