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Part 3Penalties

Breach of post-conviction orders

57Probation and community service orders

(1)In section 232 (probation orders: failure to comply with requirement) of the 1995 Act

(a)in subsection (1), for the words “information from” there is substituted “the basis of a report made to it by”,

(b)after subsection (1) there is inserted—

(1A)A copy of a report made under subsection (1) above shall be served on the probationer in such manner as may be prescribed by Act of Adjournal; and a written execution purporting to be signed by the person who served the copy, together with, where appropriate, a receipt issued by the postal operator shall be sufficient evidence of service of the copy..

(2)In section 239 (community service orders: requirements) of that Act—

(a)in subsection (4), for the words “information from” there is substituted “the basis of a report made to it by”,

(b)after subsection (4) there is inserted—

(4ZA)A copy of a report made under subsection (4) above shall be served on the offender in such manner as may be prescribed by Act of Adjournal; and a written execution purporting to be signed by the person who served the copy, together with, where appropriate, a receipt issued by the postal operator shall be sufficient evidence of service of the copy..