New South Wales Consolidated Regulations

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148 Alcohol

(1) An inmate must not consume, or have in his or her possession, any alcohol or other intoxicating substance or any substance reasonably capable of becoming (by fermentation or distillation) an intoxicating substance.
(2) An inmate must not prepare or manufacture alcohol or any other intoxicating substance.
(3) An inmate does not contravene subclause (1)--
(a) if the inmate has the alcohol or other substance in his or her possession for consumption or use on the advice of a registered medical practitioner, registered dentist or registered nurse given for medical, dental or nursing reasons, or
(b) if the inmate consumes the alcohol or other substance--
(i) in accordance with the instructions of the medical practitioner, dentist or nurse, or
(ii) as an ordinary incident of participating in a religious service conducted at a correctional centre with the consent of the governor.
Note : Failure by an inmate to comply with this clause is a correctional centre offence.

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