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Name: Correctional Services Act (No. 24 of 2003).
Country: Saint Lucia
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2003-09-08
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2003-09-15, Vol. 173, No. 38, pp. 303-329 (INFORM - P60651)
ISN: LCA-2003-L-66198
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=66198&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2003-09-15, Vol. 173, No. 38, pp. 303-329 (INFORM - P60651)
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Abstract/Citation: Provides for establishment and management of correctional facilities. Divided into 8 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-2) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s. 3-5) provides for constitution of correctional facilities, lock-ups and legalised police cells. Part 3 (s. 6-8) regulates appointment, administration, powers and duties of correctional officers. Part 4 (s. 9-15) deals with powers and duties of correctional officers. Part 5 (s.16-28) regulates custody and removal of persons detained. Part 6 (s. 29) provides for juvenile delinquency. Part 7 (s. 30-38) makes provision for discipline and control of inmates. Section 30 sets forth duty of inmates to carry out duties and tasks assigned to them. Part 8 (s. 39-49) contains miscellaneous provisions.
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