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    Subdivision 1. Board to provide. The county commissioners of such county shall provide
the department with suitably furnished office rooms, record books, stationery, postage, expenses
of investigation and transportation which shall include payment to any probation officer and
employee of the department as compensation or reimbursement for the use of such officer's or
employee's own automobile in the performance of county duties mileage at a rate per mile not
exceeding the maximum rate fixed by law plus a reasonable allowance, not exceeding $10 per
month, to defray cost of parking fees incidental to such use, and such other actual expenses as are
required for the proper execution of the purposes of this section.
    Subd. 2. Peace officer powers; bond for money received. Probation officers shall have the
power of peace officers in the execution of their duties. Each probation officer, before entering
on the duties of the office, shall take an oath of office to be administered by one of the judges
making the appointment. Each probation officer or employee who collects or has the custody of
money shall execute a bond, with appropriate sureties, in a penal sum to be fixed by the judges,
at the expense of the county, conditioned for the true accounting of all money received by the
officer as a probation officer.
    Subd. 3. Records may be withheld. The records of all cases in said office may be withheld
from indiscriminate public inspection at the discretion of the judges of the court.
    Subd. 4. By majority of judges. Any act, order, or thing required or permitted to be done by
the judges of the court by the provisions hereof may be done by a majority of the judges.
    Subd. 5.[Repealed, 1995 c 186 s 77]
History: 1929 c 326 s 4-7,9; 1953 c 385 s 1; 1986 c 444

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