New South Wales Consolidated Regulations

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Powers of accredited chaplains

66 Powers of accredited chaplains

(1) On Sundays or other recognised days of religious observance, and on other days the governor may permit, an accredited chaplain--
(a) may hold or conduct the rites, services or assemblies of the accredited chaplain's denomination, or
(b) with the permission of the governor, may hold or conduct combined services in association with ministers of religion of other denominations.
(2) An accredited chaplain may minister to an inmate who is not of the accredited chaplain's denomination, but only with the consent of the inmate and, if an accredited chaplain of the inmate's denomination has been appointed to the correctional centre, that accredited chaplain.
(3) With the approval of the governor, an accredited chaplain may pursue matters the accredited chaplain considers to be in the interests of the welfare of inmates at the correctional centre to which he or she is accredited, and of their families.

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