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§148‑53.  Investigators and investigations of cases of prisoners.

For the purpose ofinvestigating the cases of prisoners, the Department of Correction is herebyauthorized and empowered to appoint an adequate staff of competentinvestigators, particularly qualified for such work, with such reasonableclerical assistance as may be required, who shall, under the rules andregulations duly adopted by the Post‑Release Supervision and ParoleCommission, investigate all cases designated by it, investigate cases ofprisoners eligible for post‑release supervision, and otherwise aid theCommission in passing upon the question of the parole and post‑releasesupervision of prisoners, to the end that every prisoner in the custodial careof the State may receive full, fair, and just consideration. (1935,c. 414, s. 3; 1955, c. 867, s. 2; 1973, c. 1262, s. 10; 1977, c. 704, s. 3, c.711, s. 30; 1977, 2nd Sess., c. 1147, s. 32; 1993, c. 538, s. 45; 1994, Ex.Sess., c. 24, s. 14(b).)