203 Regulations relating to treatment of prisoners

Regulations made under section 200(1)(d) may include (without limitation) provisions—

(a)

requiring different regimes for different classes of prisoners (for example, provisions designed to ensure the safety and welfare of young persons in prisons or persons detained solely as a consequence of a warrant or other order issued under the Immigration Act 2009):

(b)

requiring persons detained solely as a consequence of a warrant or other order issued under the Immigration Act 1987 to be treated as a prisoner on remand for the purposes of any specified provision:

(c)

prescribing conditions relating to the care of children of female prisoners who are allowed to remain with or visit their mothers in prison:

(d)

regulating the appearance of prisoners (including the clothing to be worn by prisoners and the cutting of prisoners’ hair):

(e)

regulating the employment of prisoners, including their hours of work and the application or payment of earnings:

(f)

authorising the removal of jewellery (including earrings and studs attached to any part of the body) for reasons of safety, security, or hygiene:

(g)

authorising prisoners to communicate using any specified device or medium of communication, and regulating that communication.

Compare: 1954 No 51 s 45(1)

Section 203(a): amended, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(1) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

Section 203(c): replaced, on 19 September 2011, by section 6 of the Corrections (Mothers with Babies) Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 88).