Corrections Regulations 2005

188 Physical appearance of prisoners awaiting trial


Unless a health centre manager directs otherwise on the grounds of health, safety, or cleanliness, the hairstyle and facial hairstyle of a prisoner awaiting trial or during trial may be cut or shaved only to the extent necessary to preserve the appearance of that prisoner at the time of his or her reception to the prison.


This regulation does not apply to prisoners detained under the Immigration Act 2009.

Compare: SR 2000/81 r 136

Regulation 188(1): amended, on 4 June 2013, by regulation 23 of the Corrections Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/197).

Regulation 188(2): amended, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(2) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).