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Regulations 1994 No.26 of 1994 Prisons Corrections Services Regulations



Regulations 1994 No.26 of 1994 Prisons Corrections Services Regulations

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Prisons (Correctional Services) Regulations 5. ADMISSION OF CHARGE OF PRISON MISCONDUCT Where a prisoner charged with prison misconduct admits the charge, the officer in charge of the prison may if he or she thinks fit, without conducting a hearing, notify the prisoner of the penalty, if any, to be imposed under the Act. 6. PRESCRIBED PRIVILEGES For the purpose of section 33(b) of the Act (a) attendance at the showing of a film or video or at a concert or other performance; (b) participation in or attendance at an organised leisure time activity; (c) use of or access to films or video or audio tapes or records; (d) use of or access to television, radio or video or cassette players, whether for personal use or for use as a member of a group; (e) use of library facilities; (f) ability to purchase goods; (g) access to issues of tobacco; (h) access to a musical instrument, whether for personal use or as a member of a group; (j) participation in hobbies; (k) participation in contact visits; and (m) leave of absence, are prescribed privileges. 7: PENALTY NOT TO BE IMPOSED UNTIL APPEAL PERIOD EXPIRES (1) A penalty ordered to be imposed under the Act shall be suspended until the expiration of the period referred to in regulation 8(1). (2) Notwithstanding subregulation (1) , where a prisoner, in the approved form, waives his or her right to appeal under the Act, the officer in charge of the prison may carry out the penalty or order that the penalty be imposed immediately. 5

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