Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Regulation 2008
Part 2.1 Admission procedures
Division 1 Recording and provision of information
5 Information to be recorded in relation to inmates
(1) As soon as practicable after an inmate is received into a correctional centre, there must be recorded in relation to the inmate:(a) such of the information referred to in Schedule 1 as is relevant to the inmate, and(b) such other information as the Commissioner considers appropriate to be recorded.(2) An inmate must not furnish any information for the purposes of this clause knowing it to be false or misleading in a material particular.Note.Failure by an inmate to comply with the requirements of this subclause is a correctional centre offence.
6 Inmates to be notified of rights and obligations
As soon as practicable after an inmate is first received into a correctional centre, the general manager must cause the inmate to be informed of:(a) the correctional centre rules (that is, the terms of any general directions given under Part 2 of the Act or under this Chapter), and(b) the inmate’s obligations as to discipline and conduct, and(c) the inmate’s rights as to legal representation and appeal in relation to proceedings under this Regulation, and(d) the case management process, and(e) the authorised methods of seeking information and making complaints, and(f) the role of an Official Visitor, and(g) the functions of the Review Council in relation to the segregation and protective custody of inmates, and(h) any other matter necessary to enable the inmate to understand the inmate’s rights and obligations and adapt to living in the centre.
7 Information for inmates who are nationals of other countries
(1) As soon as practicable after an inmate who is a national of another country is received into a correctional centre, the general manager must cause the inmate to be informed that, if the inmate makes a written application for that purpose, the diplomatic or consular representative of that country will be informed of the inmate’s imprisonment.(2) If the inmate makes such an application, the general manager must inform the consular representative without delay.
Division 2 Surrender of property
8 Surrender of property by inmates
On being received into a correctional centre, an inmate must surrender to an authorised officer all property that is then in the inmate’s possession.Note.Failure by an inmate to comply with the requirements of this clause is a correctional centre offence.
9 Delivery of property by police and other persons
If, at the time of an inmate’s reception into a correctional centre, any of the inmate’s property is brought to the centre by:(a) a police officer or correctional officer, orthat property is to be delivered to the general manager.(b) any other person of a class specified by the Commissioner,
10 How property surrendered on reception to be dealt with
(1) On receiving property surrendered or delivered in connection with an inmate’s reception into a correctional centre, the general manager must determine which items of property may, and which may not, be retained at the centre.(2) Property that the general manager determines may be retained at a correctional centre:(a) may be returned to the inmate for use in the centre unless to do so would, in the general manager’s opinion, constitute a security or safety risk, or(b) may be retained by the general manager for return to the inmate on the inmate’s release from custody.(3) Property that the general manager determines may not be retained at a correctional centre is to be made available for collection by such person as the inmate nominates, and the person so nominated is to be notified that the property is available for collection and should be collected within the next 30 days.(4) If the inmate fails to nominate a person to collect the property, or if the person so nominated fails to collect the property within 30 days after being notified of its availability for collection:(a) the property may be disposed of in such manner as the general manager considers appropriate, and(b) if the property is sold, the proceeds of sale are to be held to the credit of the inmate.(5) Despite any other provision of this clause:(a) any money surrendered by an inmate is to be held to the credit of the inmate, and(b) any unhygienic or infectious clothing surrendered by an inmate is to be destroyed if the general manager is satisfied that its value is less than the cost of getting it cleaned.
11 Property records
(1) The general manager of a correctional centre must cause a record to be kept of all property surrendered or delivered in connection with an inmate’s reception into the centre.(2) Such a record must contain the following information:(a) a description of the property,(b) the date on which the property was received,(c) whether the property was retained, collected or disposed of,(d) if the property was collected:(i) the date on which it was collected, and(ii) the name, address and signature of the person by whom it was collected,(e) if the property was disposed of:(i) the date on which it was disposed of, and(ii) the manner in which it was disposed of, and(iii) if it was sold, the amount for which it was sold,(f) any other incidental particulars.