58 Segregation for purpose of security, good order, or safety

(1)

The prison manager may direct that the opportunity of a prisoner to associate with other prisoners be restricted or denied if, in the opinion of the manager,—

(a)

the security or good order of the prison would otherwise be endangered or prejudiced; or

(b)

the safety of another prisoner or another person would otherwise be endangered.

(2)

If a direction is given under subsection (1),—

(a)

the prisoner concerned must promptly be given the reasons in writing for the direction and any subsequent direction under subsection (3)(c):

(b)

the chief executive must promptly be informed of the direction and the reasons for it.

(3)

A direction under subsection (1)—

(a)

must be revoked by the prison manager if there ceases to be any justification, under subsection (1), for continuing to restrict or deny the opportunity of the prisoner to associate with other prisoners:

(b)

may be revoked at any time by the chief executive or a Visiting Justice:

(c)

expires after 14 days unless, before it expires, the chief executive directs that it continue in force:

(d)

if it continues in force because of a direction under paragraph (c), must—

(i)

be reviewed by the chief executive at intervals of not more than 1 month:

(ii)

expire after 3 months unless a Visiting Justice directs that it continue in force:

(e)

if it continues in force because of a direction under paragraph (d)(ii), must be reviewed by a Visiting Justice at intervals of not more than 3 months.

Compare: 1954 No 51 s 7(1A)–(1C)