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Inmates' diet, exercise and treatment

287 Inmates' diet, exercise and treatment

(1) As soon as practicable after forming an opinion that an inmate's diet, exercise or other treatment should be varied or modified for reasons of health, a prescribed health officer must report that he or she has formed the opinion, and the grounds for the opinion, to a prescribed CSNSW officer.
(2) On receiving a report referred to in subclause (1), the prescribed CSNSW officer--
(a) must take the steps that are reasonable to carry into effect any recommendation contained in the report, and
(b) in the case of a report with respect to a serious offender, must ensure that written particulars of the report are kept available for reference by the Review Council.
(3) If it is impracticable to carry a recommendation into effect, the prescribed CSNSW officer must report that fact to the Chief Executive, Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network.

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