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CORRECTIONS MANAGEMENT ACT 2007


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

CHAPTER 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act  
   3.      Dictionary  
   4.      Notes  
   5.      Offences against Act—application of Criminal Code etc  
   6.      Application of Act—detainees  

CHAPTER 2--OBJECTS AND PRINCIPLES

   7.      Main objects of Act  
   8.      Management of correctional services  
   9.      Treatment of detainees generally  
   10.     Treatment of remandees  
   11.     Treatment of certain detainees  
   12.     Correctional centres—minimum living conditions  

CHAPTER 3--ADMINISTRATION

   PART 3.1--ADMINISTRATION--GENERAL

   13.     Ministerial directions to director-general  
   14.     Corrections policies and operating procedures  
   15.     Exclusions from notified corrections policies and operating procedures  
   16.     Director-general directions  
   17.     Director-general delegations  
   18.     Chief police officer delegations  

   PART 3.2--CORRECTIONS OFFICERS

   19.     Corrections officers—appointment  
   20.     Corrections officers—functions  
   21.     Doctors—health service appointments  
   22.     Health practitioners—non-therapeutic functions  
   23.     Identity cards  

   PART 3.3--CORRECTIONAL CENTRES

   24.     Correctional centres—declaration  
   25.     Correctional centres—arrangements with NSW  

   PART 3.4--ADMINISTRATION--SPECIAL PROVISIONS

   26.     Declaration of emergency  
   27.     Emergency powers  
   28.     Arrangements with police  

CHAPTER 4--DETENTION IN POLICE AND COURT CELLS ETC

   29.     Definitions—ch 4  
   30.     Detention in police cells  
   31.     Detention in police cells—search powers etc  
   31A.    Detention in police cells—additional provisions for young  
   32.     Other police powers not limited  
   33.     Detention in court cells  
   33A.    Detention in court cells—additional provisions for young  
   34.     Detainees accommodated away from correctional centre  

CHAPTER 5--ESCORTING DETAINEES

   35.     Escort officer functions etc  
   36.     Escorting arrested person to court etc  
   37.     Custody etc during proceedings  
   38.     Executing warrants of imprisonment or remand etc  
   39.     Other powers not limited  

CHAPTER 6--LIVING CONDITIONS AT CORRECTIONAL CENTRES

   40.     Food and drink  
   41.     Clothing  
   42.     Personal hygiene  
   43.     Sleeping areas  
   44.     Treatment of convicted and non-convicted detainees  
   45.     Access to open air and exercise  
   46.     Communication with family and others  
   47.     Telephone calls  
   48.     Mail  
   49.     Visits by family members etc  
   50.     Contact with accredited people  
   51.     Visits—protected communications  
   52.     News and educational services  
   53.     Health care  
   54.     Transfers to health facilities  
   54A.    Transfer to mental health facility—notice of change in status  
   55.     Religious, spiritual and cultural needs  

CHAPTER 7--INSPECTION OF CORRECTIONAL CENTRES

   56.     Independent inspections  
   57.     Official visitors—meaning of entitled person and visitable  
   62.     Relationship with other inspection laws  

CHAPTER 8--ADMISSION TO CORRECTIONAL CENTRES

   63.     Meaning of admission to correctional centre  
   64.     Authority for detention  
   65.     Identification of detainees  
   66.     Information about entitlements and obligations  
   67.     Initial assessment  
   68.     Health assessment  
   69.     Alcohol and drug tests on admission  
   70.     Strip search on admission  
   71.     Property of detainees  
   72.     Security classification  
   73.     Case management plan  
   74.     Entries in register of detainees  

CHAPTER 9--MANAGEMENT AND SECURITY

   PART 9.1--MANAGEMENT AND SECURITY--GENERAL

   75.     Compliance with director-general's directions  
   76.     Register of detainees  
   77.     Health reports  
   78.     Case management plans—scope etc  
   79.     Transgender and intersex detainees—sexual identity  
   80.     Security classification—basis etc  
   81.     Prohibited things  
   82.     Possession of prohibited things  
   83.     Work by detainees  
   84.     Trust accounts for detainees  
   85.     Prohibited areas  
   86.     Nonsmoking areas  
   87.     Management and security—corrections policies and operating  

   PART 9.2--SEGREGATION

   88.     Meaning of segregation  
   89.     Segregation under pt 9.2—purpose  
   90.     Segregation—safety and security  
   91.     Segregation—protective custody  
   92.     Segregation—health  
   93.     Interstate segregated detainees transferred to ACT  
   94.     Segregated detainees removed to NSW  
   95.     Segregation not to affect minimum living conditions  
   96.     Application for review of segregation directions  
   97.     Review of segregation directions  
   98.     Other separation of detainees  

   PART 9.3--MONITORING

   99.     Monitoring—general considerations  
   100.    Monitoring at correctional centres  
   101.    Personal monitoring devices  
   102.    Interfering with personal monitoring devices  
   103.    Monitoring telephone calls etc  
   104.    Monitoring ordinary mail  
   105.    Monitoring protected mail  
   106.    Mail searches—consequences  

   PART 9.4--SEARCHES

           Division 9.4.1--Searches—general

   107.    Definitions—searches  
   108.    Intrusiveness of searches  
   109.    Searches of transgender and intersex detainees  
   110.    Register of strip and body searches  

           Division 9.4.2--Scanning, frisk and ordinary searches

   111.    Scanning, frisk and ordinary searches—directions  
   112.    Scanning, frisk and ordinary searches—requirements  

           Division 9.4.3--Strip searches

   113.    Meaning of seizeable item—div 9.4.3  
   113A.   Strip searches—when may be conducted  
   113B.   Strip searches—on suspicion  
   113C.   Strip searches—where prudent  
   114.    Strip searches—presence of corrections officers  
   115.    Strip searches—general rules  

           Division 9.4.4--Body searches

   116.    Body searches—directions  
   117.    Body searches—presence of nurse and corrections officers  
   118.    Body searches—assistance from corrections officer  
   119.    Body searches—rules about detainee's clothing  
   120.    Body searches—rules about touching detainee  
   121.    Body searches—seizing things  

           Division 9.4.5--Searches of premises and property

   122.    Searches—premises and property  
   123.    Searches of detainee cells—legally privileged material  
   124.    Searches of detainee cells—suspected legally privileged  

           Division 9.4.6--Searches—miscellaneous

   125.    Searches—use of corrections dogs  
   126.    Searches—use of force  

   PART 9.5--SEIZING PROPERTY

   127.    Seizing mail etc  
   128.    Seizing property—general  
   129.    Receipt for seizure  
   130.    Forfeiture of things seized  
   131.    Return of things seized but not forfeited  

   PART 9.6--ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTING

           Division 9.6.1--General

   132.    Definitions—drug and test sample  
   133.    When test sample positive  

           Division 9.6.2--Alcohol and drug testing—detainees

   134.    Alcohol and drug testing of detainees  
   135.    Effect of positive test sample from detainee  

           Division 9.6.3--Alcohol and drug testing—corrections officers etc

   136.    Alcohol and drug testing of corrections officers etc  

   PART 9.7--USE OF FORCE

   137.    Managing use of force  
   138.    Authorised use of force  
   139.    Application of force  
   140.    Use of restraints or weapons  
   141.    Medical examination after use of force  
   142.    Reporting use of force  

   PART 9.8--ACCESS TO CORRECTIONAL CENTRES

   143.    Visiting conditions  
   144.    Notice of visiting conditions  
   145.    Taking prohibited things etc into correctional centre  
   146.    Directions to visitors  
   147.    Searches of visitors  
   148.    Directions to leave correctional centre etc  
   149.    Removing people from correctional centre  

CHAPTER 10--DISCIPLINE

   PART 10.1--GENERAL

   150.    Application—ch 10  
   151.    Definitions—discipline  
   152.    Meaning of disciplinary breach  
   153.    Meaning of investigator  
   154.    Meaning of privilege  
   155.    Overlapping disciplinary breaches and criminal offences  

   PART 10.2--DISCIPLINARY INVESTIGATIONS

           Division 10.2.1--Investigation of disciplinary breaches

   156.    Report etc by corrections officer  
   157.    Investigation by investigator  
   158.    Action by presiding officer  
   159.    Disciplinary charge  

           Division 10.2.2--Investigative segregation

   160.    Director-general directions—investigative segregation  
   161.    Grounds for investigative segregation  
   162.    Notice of investigative segregation  
   163.    Duration of investigative segregation  
   164.    Application for review of investigative segregation directions  
   165.    Review of investigative segregation directions  

   PART 10.3--DISCIPLINARY ACTION AND REVIEW

           Division 10.3.1--Disciplinary action—with accused's consent

   167.    Disciplinary breach admitted by accused  
   168.    Presiding officer's powers—breach admitted by accused  

           Division 10.3.2--Internal disciplinary inquiry

   170.    Disciplinary inquiry into charge  
   171.    Presiding officer's powers after internal inquiry  

           Division 10.3.3--Internal review of inquiry decision

   173.    Application for review of inquiry decision  
   175.    Review of inquiry decision  
   176.    Director-general's powers after further inquiry  

           Division 10.3.4--External review of inquiry decisions

   177.    Appointment of adjudicator  
   178.    Application for review by adjudicator  
   179.    Review by adjudicator  
   180.    Adjudicator's powers after review  

           Division 10.3.5--Disciplinary action

   181.    Application—div 10.3.5  
   182.    Meaning of relevant presiding officer—div 10.3.5  
   183.    Disciplinary action by relevant presiding officer  
   184.    Administrative penalties  
   185.    Reparation  
   186.    Maximum administrative penalties  
   187.    Separate confinement conditions  
   188.    Privileges and entitlements—impact of discipline  
   189.    Record of disciplinary action  

CHAPTER 11--DISCIPLINARY INQUIRIES

   PART 11.1--CONDUCT OF DISCIPLINARY INQUIRIES--GENERAL

   190.    Application—ch 11  
   191.    Meaning of presiding officer—ch 11  

   PART 11.2--DISCIPLINARY INQUIRY PROCEDURES

   192.    Nature of disciplinary inquiries  
   193.    Application of Criminal Code, ch 7  
   194.    Notice of disciplinary inquiry etc  
   195.    Conduct of disciplinary inquiries  
   196.    Presiding officer may require official reports  
   197.    Presiding officer may require information and documents  
   198.    Possession of inquiry documents etc  
   199.    Record of inquiry  

   PART 11.3--DISCIPLINARY HEARING PROCEDURES

   200.    Notice of disciplinary hearing  
   201.    Appearance at disciplinary hearing  
   202.    Rights of accused at disciplinary hearing  
   203.    Appearance at disciplinary hearing—audiovisual or audio link  

CHAPTER 12--FULL-TIME DETAINEES—LEAVE

   PART 12.1--LOCAL LEAVE

   204.    Local leave directions  
   205.    Local leave permits  

   PART 12.2--INTERSTATE LEAVE

           Division 12.2.1--General

   206.    Definitions—pt 12.2  
   207.    Declaration of corresponding leave laws  

           Division 12.2.2--ACT permits for interstate leave

   208.    Interstate leave permits  
   209.    Effect of ACT permit for interstate leave  
   210.    Notice to participating States  
   211.    Powers of escort officers  
   212.    Liability for damage etc  

           Division 12.2.3--Interstate leave under corresponding leave laws

   213.    Effect in ACT of interstate leave permit under corresponding leave  
   214.    Powers of interstate escort officers  
   215.    Escape of interstate detainee  
   216.    Return of escaped interstate detainee  

CHAPTER 13--MISCELLANEOUS

   217.    Lawful temporary absence from correctional centre  
   217A.   Power of court to bring detainee before it—civil proceeding  
   218.    Detainee's work—no employment contract etc  
   219.    Detainee's work—work health and safety  
   220.    Personal injury management—detainees etc  
   222.    Confidentiality  
   223.    Protection from liability  
   224.    Corrections dogs  
   225.    Declaration of corresponding corrections law  
   226.    Evidentiary certificates  
   227.    Determination of fees  
   228.    Approved forms  
   229.    Regulation-making power  
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