Corrections Act 2004

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Medical treatment and health care

75 Medical treatment and standard of health care


A prisoner is entitled to receive medical treatment that is reasonably necessary.


The standard of health care that is available to prisoners in a prison must be reasonably equivalent to the standard of health care available to the public.

Compare: SR 2000/81 r 58