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Juvenile Justice Centre Rules (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Exercise and recreation

35.—(1) Subject to Rule 27 a child shall be given the opportunity to associate with other children for not less than one hour each day. Association may be taken as exercise in the open air.

(2) The medical officer shall decide upon the fitness of a child for exercise, sport and physical training and may excuse a child from, or modify, any such activity on medical grounds.

(3) Where necessary, special arrangements shall be made, in consultation with the medical officer, for remedial physical education or therapy.

(4) Where arrangements under paragraph (3) cannot be made within the centre, the manager may, with the approval of the Secretary of State grant permission for a child to attend facilities outside the centre.

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