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probation

Medtalk A period during which a health care provider whose practice of medicine was restricted by a licensing or certifying authority or by a hospital's medical staff due to questionable medical judgement, is evaluated to determine if he/she can be allowed an unrestricted license to practice medicine or retain medical staff privileges. See Restriction.

probation

(prō-bā′shŏn)
1. In the criminal justice system, a period of legal oversight of one's behavior after release from incarceration or instead of incarceration after conviction for a crime.
2. A period after an employee is hired during which the employee's on-the-job performance is evaluated. During this time the employee may need to demonstrate his or her suitability for continued work and in many instances may not receive full salary or benefits.
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A person under probation must report once a month to his assigned probation officer, must not commit any other offense and must not transfer residence.
Lack of a probation rehabilitation facility in the region was mentioned as the biggest challenge.
Washington County Minnesota Community Corrections is one of two sites in the nation working on a new way of delivering probation services to adult probationers.
It said the release of prisoners on probation not only reduces the number on inmates in already overcrowded jails but save millions of rupees expenses incur on them.
Labour opposed this privatisation from the start and has led the way in calling for probation to brought fully back in house.
'As correctly ruled by the CA, the Regional Trial Court of Makati City Branch 59 committed grave abuse of discretion amounting to lack or excess of jurisdiction when it granted petitioner's application for probation,' the SC said.
"I did above and beyond what they asked me," she said of her ongoing probation, "because I wanted change."
Approximately 70 percent of probationers in Cook County identify drug treatment as a need, but probation officers with high caseloads often face barriers to effective referral and follow-up.
An important aspect of the second type of supervision, treatment-oriented supervision, is the support and guidance the probation officer offers to the probationer.
Officials at Directorate of Reclamation and Probation (DRP), an attached body of Home and Tribal Affairs Department KP told reporter on Monday that a comprehensive plan has been chalked out to equip offices of Parole and Probation Officers with all necessary furniture, vehicles, computers, drivers and clerical staff in all districts of the province.
The fact, there were 335 probation breaches means roughly nine per cent of offenders in the region broke the terms of their probation and were recalled.
In its reported 3-0 decision, the Court of Special Appeals said violation of probation does not mean violation while on probation, as it is commonly but mistakenly understood.