Corrections Regulations 2005

70 Physical appearance of prisoners detained in prison

(1)

Unless the health centre manager directs otherwise on the grounds of health, safety, or cleanliness, a prisoner may keep or adopt the hair style of the prisoner’s choice.

(2)

A prisoner may not grow a beard or moustache after reception to a prison, unless the prisoner first obtains the prison manager’s approval.

(3)

A prisoner may retain any beard or moustache the prisoner had on reception without first obtaining the prison manager’s approval.

(4)

A prisoner must shave a beard or moustache if the health centre manager so directs on the grounds of health, safety, or cleanliness.

(5)

Subclauses (2) and (3) are subject to subclause (4).

(6)

This regulation applies to prisoners detained under the Immigration Act 2009, but does not apply to accused prisoners.

Compare: SR 2000/81 r 57

Regulation 70(1): amended, on 4 June 2013, by regulation 13(1) of the Corrections Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/197).

Regulation 70(4): amended, on 4 June 2013, by regulation 13(2) of the Corrections Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/197).

Regulation 70(6): amended, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(2) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).