Corrections Amendment Act 2013

Corrections Amendment Act 2013

Public Act2013 No 5
Date of assent4 March 2013
Commencementsee section 2


1 Title

2 Commencement

Part 1
Amendments to Corrections Act 2004

3 Principal Act amended

4 Interpretation

5 Delegation of powers and functions of chief executive

6 Visiting Justices

7 New section 19A inserted

8 New section 20 substituted

9 Manager may make rules for prison

10 Certain information to be given to recently received prisoners

11 Authorised property

12 Standard conditions of issue and transfer of issued items

13 New section 45A inserted

14 Segregation for purpose of medical oversight

15 New section 66A inserted

16 Earnings of employed prisoner

17 Application of money

18 Minimum entitlements

19 Diet

20 Use of force

21 Restraint of prisoners

22 Definition of strip search

23 Search of prisoners and cells

24 Interpretation

25 General considerations relating to mail

26 Opening of mail

27 Reading of correspondence

28 New section 109 substituted

29 Mail between prisoners and legal advisers

30 Restrictions on disclosure of mail

31 Destruction of recordings

32 Prisoner may be required to submit to drug or alcohol test

33 Obligations of persons carrying out procedure

34 Offences by prisoners relating to drugs and alcohol

35 Offences committed by persons while on temporary release from custody under section 62

36 Powers of hearing adjudicator in relation to offences against discipline

37 Powers of Visiting Justice in relation to offences by prisoners

38 New heading and section 165 substituted

39 New heading and section 179AA inserted

40 New heading and section 189D inserted

41 Matters to be included in annual report

42 New sections 199AA and 199AB inserted

43 Reporting responsibilities

44 Accommodation and access

45 Monitors to report on certain matters

46 Regulations relating to safe custody of prisoners

Part 2
Amendment to Courts Security Act 1999

47 Amendment to Courts Security Act 1999

Part 3
Amendments to Smoke-free Environments Act 1990

48 Amendments to Smoke-free Environments Act 1990

Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: