159 Disclosure of pre-sentence reports
159 Disclosure of pre-sentence reports

(1)     This section applies where the court obtains a pre-sentence report, other than a report given orally in open court.

(2)     Subject to subsections (3) and (4), the court must give a copy of the report—

(a)     to the offender or his [legal representative],

(b)     if the offender is aged under 18, to any parent or guardian of his who is present in court, and

(c)     to the prosecutor, that is to say, the person having the conduct of the proceedings in respect of the offence.