160 Other reports of local probation boards[, providers of probation services] and members of youth offending teams
160 Other reports of local probation boards[, providers of probation services] and members of youth offending teams

(1)     This section applies where—

(a)     a report by an officer of a local probation board[, an officer of a provider of probation services] or a member of a youth offending team is made to any court (other than a youth court) with a view to assisting the court in determining the most suitable method of dealing with any person in respect of an offence, and

(b)     the report is not a pre-sentence report.

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

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

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