12 Powers and functions of prison managers

The prison manager has, in relation to the prison for which the manager is appointed or designated as manager, the following powers and functions:

(a)

ensuring that the prison operates in accordance with the purposes set out in section 5 and the principles set out in section 6:

(b)

ensuring the safe custody and welfare of prisoners received in the prison:

(c)

carrying out the functions conferred on the manager by section 33:

(d)

establishing and maintaining processes to—

(i)

identify the communities significantly affected by policies and practices at the prison; and

(ii)

provide opportunities for those identified communities to give their views on those policies and practices; and

(iii)

ensure those views are taken into account:

(e)

any other powers and functions conferred under this Act or regulations made under this Act.

Compare: 1954 No 51 s 7