New South Wales Consolidated Regulations

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Inmates' religious affiliation

73 Inmates' religious affiliation

(1) An inmate who wishes to become a member of a religious denomination, or who wishes to change his or her religious denomination, is to give written notice of his or her wishes to the governor of the correctional centre--
(a) setting out the inmate's reasons for wishing to become a member of that denomination, and
(b) requesting any relevant records kept at the centre to be amended accordingly.
(2) If satisfied (after consultation with the relevant accredited chaplain) that the request is made in good faith, the governor must ensure the relevant records are amended in accordance with the request.
(3) For the purposes of this Part, an inmate is to be treated as belonging to the religious denomination, if any, that is for the time being shown in the relevant records in relation to the inmate.
(4) If asked to do so by an accredited chaplain, the governor must inform the chaplain of the names of all inmates at the correctional centre who are for the time being shown in the relevant records as belonging to the chaplain's denomination.

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