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CRIMES (ADMINISTRATION OF SENTENCES) REGULATION 2014 - REG 67
Access to inmates
(1) An accredited chaplain is entitled--
(a) to visit the correctional centre
to which he or she is accredited at all reasonable times, but not so as to
disturb the ordinary routine of the centre, and
(b) to have access to inmates
of the chaplain's denomination for the purpose of private and confidential
(2) If no minister of religion of a particular
denomination has been accredited in relation to a particular correctional
centre, a minister of religion of that denomination may, with the approval of
the governor of the centre--
(a) visit the centre, and
(b) have access to
inmates of that denomination.
(3) On request by an inmate belonging to a
denomination for which no minister of religion has been accredited, the
governor (after consultation with accredited chaplains) may arrange for the
inmate to be visited by a minister of religion of that denomination.
decision by the governor to grant a request under subclause (3) does not
affect the number of visits and maximum number of visitors to which the inmate
may be entitled under clauses 76 and 77.
(5) A minister of religion is
entitled to have access to an inmate under this clause beyond the hearing, but
within the sight, of a correctional officer.
(6) An inmate's objection to
being visited by a minister of religion is to be fully respected.
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