Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Regulation 2008
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.