This excellent work is an indispensable aid to the probation officer in the implementation of the probation scheme in India.
Part I, deals with the social aspects of probation, the history and concept of probation, its importance and role.
Part II, deals with the legal aspect of probation and discusses at length the provisions of the Probation of Offenders Act with the help of case-law.
Part III, contains a discussion of the related aspects and topics.
Model probation orders have been given under the relevant sections. Circulars from various High Courts are also included.
Justice G. M. Khandekar, Judge, Bombay High Court
"I must say, I am impressed by the way the topics are arranged, which makes easy, the understanding of the 'Law of Probation'. The common questions that arise before the Courts, Advocates and the public are all covered by the author in this valuable publication and it is immensely useful not only to Courts but to the Advocates and public in general also. The book is surely a welcome addition. I wish it all success."
All India Reporter :
An excellent study will be found in this work. The book is the result of the author 's long service as a Probation Officer and the valuable experience gained by him. He knows the difficulties that are encountered in the implementation of the scheme under the Probation of Offenders Act. It (the book) contains several relevant topics; the provisions of Children Act and causes of juvenile delinquency.
In the present treatise, the author has fully utilized the wide experience he has gained in the working of probation system in India and has highlighted the main difficulties encountered by the Indian Probation Officers in the implementation of the scheme envisaged in the Probation of Offenders Act, 1958. Some remedial measures have been suggested to cope with difficulties, efficiently and collectively.
Kerala Law Times :
The whole subject has been detailed in a most vividly, explanatory and simple style ...Of particular utility are the critical comments and analysis by the author on the Law of Probation in India.