New South Wales Consolidated Regulations

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Inmates to be notified of rights and obligations

5 Inmates to be notified of rights and obligations

As soon as practicable after an inmate is first received into a correctional centre, the governor must ensure the inmate is informed of the following--
(a) the correctional centre rules (that is, the terms of any general directions given under Part 2 of the Act or under Parts 2-9 of this Regulation),
(b) the inmate's obligations relating to discipline and conduct,
(c) the inmate's rights of legal representation and appeal in relation to proceedings under this Regulation,
(d) the case management process,
(e) the authorised methods of seeking information and making complaints,
(f) the role of an Official Visitor,
(g) the functions of the Review Council in relation to the segregation and protective custody of inmates,
(h) any other matter necessary to enable the inmate to understand the inmate's rights and obligations and adapt to living in the centre.

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