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Privileges of accredited chaplains

64 Privileges of accredited chaplains

(1) With the approval of the governor, an accredited chaplain--
(a) may, when visiting a correctional centre, be accompanied by assistants, whether ministers of religion or lay persons who are wholly or partly engaged in duties of a religious nature, and
(b) may arrange for inmates to be visited by persons suitably qualified in counselling, vocational guidance or other services, and
(c) may authorise, in writing, another minister of religion to act in his or her place during his or her absence.
(2) A person who is authorised to act for an accredited chaplain is taken to be an accredited chaplain for the purposes of this Division.
(3) An accredited chaplain is answerable to the Commissioner for the conduct of any assistant who accompanies the accredited chaplain when visiting a correctional centre.

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