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CRIMES (ADMINISTRATION OF SENTENCES) REGULATION 2014 - REG 73
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--
setting out the inmate's reasons for wishing to become a member of that
(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
(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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