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​Prisons and Parole Code

Pursuant to the Prisons and Parole Code, which grants the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole its legal authority, the Board can:
• Make parole decisions and supervise parolees with a maximum sentence of two years or more
• Accept certain special probation cases by order of court
• Provide all probation services in certain counties
• Revoke parole of technical violators and convicted parole violators
• Participate in the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision and supervision of parolees referred to Pennsylvania from other states

The Prisons and Parole Code