Crimes (Administration of Sentences) Regulation 2008
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.