Regulations 1994 No.26 of 1994 Prisons Corrections Services Regulations
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Prisons (Correctional Services) Regulations (b) the prosecuting officer shall state the case against the prisoner and call any witnesses in support of the charge; (c) the officer in charge of the prison may take evidence on oath, affirmation or otherwise at the officer's discretion and, for that purpose, may administer an oath; (d) the prosecuting officer shall conduct the examination in chief of each witness and the prisoner may cross-examine each witness; (e) the prosecuting officer may re-examine a witness on matters arising out of cross-examination by the prisoner or arising out of a question that the officer in charge of the prison put to the witness; (f) the prosecuting officer shall then close the case; (g) the prisoner may then give evidence on his or her own behalf and call any witnesses he or she wishes, and paragraphs (d) , (e) and (f), with necessary modification, apply to and in relation to the prisoner and any witness called by the prisoner. (2) The officer in charge of a prison, in conducting a hearing under Part VIII of the Act (a) shall conduct the hearing with as little formality and technicality, and with as much expedition as the requirements of these Regulations and a proper consideration of the matter permit; (b) shall keep or cause to be kept an adequate record of the proceedings and shall, if the prisoner so requests, provide the prisoner with a copy of the record of proceedings; (c) may question a witness called to give evidence at the hearing; (d) may direct that a witness be called to give evidence at the hearing; and (e) shall, not later than 3 days after the hearing and in accordance with the approved form, notify the prisoner of the decision and of the penalty, if any, to be imposed under the Act. 4
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