Corrections Amendment Bill

  • enacted

Hon Anne Tolley

Corrections Amendment Bill

Government Bill


As reported from the committee of the whole House



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

15 Segregation for purpose of medical oversight

19 New section 66A inserted

20 Earnings of employed prisoner

21 Application of money

22 Minimum entitlements

23 Diet

24 Use of force

25 Restraint of prisoners

26 Definition of strip search

27 Search of prisoners and cells

29 Interpretation

30 General considerations relating to mail

31 Opening of mail

31A Reading of correspondence

32 New section 109 substituted

33 Mail between prisoners and legal advisers

33A Restrictions on disclosure of mail

33B Destruction of recordings

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

35 Obligations of persons carrying out procedure

36 Offences by prisoners relating to drugs and alcohol

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

38 Powers of hearing adjudicator in relation to offences against discipline

39 Powers of Visiting Justice in relation to offences by prisoners

40 New heading and section 165 substituted

40AA New heading and section 179AA inserted

40A 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

45A Regulations relating to safe custody of prisoners

Part 2
Amendment to Courts Security Act 1999

46 Amendment to Courts Security Act 1999

Part 3
Amendments to Smoke-free Environments Act 1990

47 Amendments to Smoke-free Environments Act 1990

Legislative history

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: