Corrections Regulations 2005

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  • This version was republished on 8 April 2019 to make a correction to Schedule 7 clause 10.
99 Private visitors to be approved before visit

(1)

A private visitor must not be allowed to visit a prisoner unless,—

(a)

before the day of the visit, the chief executive or contractor, in the case of a contract prison has approved the private visitor as a person who is entitled to visit the prisoner (an approved visitor); or

(b)

the manager of the prison concerned is satisfied that there are exceptional circumstances that justify the visit taking place.

(2)

A staff member supervising entry must deny entry to a prison to private visitors who do not have the prior approval of the chief executive or contractor, in the case of a contract prison, or the approval of the manager under subclause (1)(b).

Regulation 99(1)(a): amended, on 22 September 2011, by regulation 12(1) of the Corrections Amendment Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/284).

Regulation 99(2): amended, on 22 September 2011, by regulation 12(2) of the Corrections Amendment Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/284).