Corrections Regulations 2005

Part 14 Miscellaneous

193 Assistance with proceedings

(1)

This regulation applies to—

(a)

any prisoner who is appealing or applying for leave to appeal against any conviction, order, or sentence; and

(b)

any accused prisoner who is preparing his or her defence or plea in mitigation; and

(c)

any prisoner detained under the Immigration Act 2009 who is preparing for any process or proceeding under that Act.

(2)

When a prisoner to whom this regulation applies is preparing an appeal, application, defence, or plea, or preparing for any proceeding under the Immigration Act 2009, the manager of a prison must, as far as is reasonably practicable in the circumstances,—

(a)

ensure that the prisoner is provided with adequate facilities to do so, to the extent that this is consistent with the maintenance of safety and security requirements; and

(b)

facilitate contact between the prisoner and any adviser or assistant (other than another prisoner) helping the prisoner to do so.

(3)

Subclause (2) is subject to clauses 4 to 7 of Schedule 4.

Compare: SR 2000/81 r 137

Regulation 193(1)(c): amended, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(2) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).

Regulation 193(2): replaced, on 1 December 2008, by regulation 12 of the Corrections Amendment Regulations 2008 (SR 2008/371).

Regulation 193(2): amended, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(2) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).