(a) Except in unusual cases where the interests of justice would best be served if the person is granted probation, probation shall not be granted to any person who is convicted of violating Section 653j by using, soliciting, inducing, encouraging, or intimidating a minor to commit a felony in violation of that section.
(b) When probation is granted pursuant to subdivision (a), the court shall specify on the record and shall enter into the minutes the circumstances indicating that the interests of justice would best be served by that disposition.
(Amended by Stats. 1989, Ch. 897, Sec. 37.5.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018