PROBATION – REQUIREMENTS OF ORDER

General requirements of probation order

The probation order must contain requirements that the offender—

  1. must not commit another offence during the period of the order; and
  2. must report to an authorised corrective services officer at the place, and within the time, stated in the order; and
  3. must report to, and receive visits from, an authorised corrective services officer as directed by the officer; and
  4. must take part in counselling and satisfactorily attend other programs as directed by the court or an authorised corrective services officer during the period of the order; and
  5. must notify an authorised corrective services officer of every change of the offender’s place of residence or employment within 2 business days after the change happens; and
  6. must not leave or stay out of Queensland without the permission of an authorised corrective services officer; and
  7. must comply with every reasonable direction of an authorised corrective services officer.

Additional requirements of probation order

The probation order may contain requirements that the offender—

  1. submit to medical, psychiatric or psychological treatment; and
  2. comply, during the whole or part of the period of the order, with the conditions that the court considers are necessary—

(i)  to cause the offender to behave in a way that is acceptable to the community; or

(ii)  to stop the offender from again committing the offence for which the order was made; or

(iii)  to stop the offender from committing other offences.

Meaning of authorised corrective services officer

1)     An authorised corrective services officer means a person 
who—

is—

i)      a corrective services officer under the Corrective Services Act 2006; or

ii)     an employee of a person or body engaged under that Act, section 272; and

b)   is authorised by the chief executive (corrective services) for the relevant purpose.