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Juvenile Justice Centre Rules (Northern Ireland) 1999

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Preliminary

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.The Training Schools Rules (Northern Ireland) 1952 are revoked.

    3. 3.General principles

    4. 4.Interpretation

    5. 5.Code of conduct

    6. 6.Application of these rules during an emergency

  3. Part II Management

    1. 7.Responsibilities and duties

    2. 8.Committees

    3. 9.Visits/Inspections

    4. 10.Name of a centre

    5. 11.Appointment etc of staff

  4. Part III Entitlements and Accommodation

    1. 12.Entitlements

    2. 13.Accommodation

    3. 14.Cleanliness

    4. 15.Beds and bedding

  5. Part IV Reception, Transfer and Discharge

    1. 16.Authority for detention

    2. 17.(1) The clothing and possessions of a child shall be...

    3. 18.Children’s property on reception

    4. 19.Hygiene

    5. 20.Medical examination on reception

    6. 21.Initial interview and assessment

    7. 22.Information to children

    8. 23.Transfer to another centre

    9. 24.Discharge

    10. 25.Serious illness or death of a child

  6. Part V Discipline and Control

    1. 26.Supervision

    2. 27.Restriction of association

    3. 28.Prohibited articles

    4. 29.Control

    5. 30.Temporary confinement

    6. 31.General control of admission to a juvenile justice centre

  7. Part VI Education, Training and Other Activities

    1. 32.Education and training

    2. 33.Handicrafts and hobbies

    3. 34.Library

    4. 35.Exercise and recreation

  8. Part VII Religion

    1. 36.General

    2. 37.Religious denomination

    3. 38.Chaplains

  9. Part VIII Social Relations and Communications

    1. 39.Family and other relationships

    2. 40.Communications

    3. 41.Visits

    4. 42.Police interviews

    5. 43.Legal advisers

  10. Part IX Children’s Complaints

    1. 44.Complaints procedure

  11. Part X Physical Welfare

    1. 45.Medical provision

    2. 46.Hygiene

    3. 47.Food

    4. 48.Alcohol, drugs and tobacco

    5. 49.Clothing

    6. 50.Medical officer

    7. 51.Duties of medical officer

  12. Part XI General Rules Relating To Staff

    1. 52.General duties of members of staff

    2. 53.Contact with children

    3. 54.Gratuities

    4. 55.Contracts

    5. 56.Communications with the media, etc

  13. Part XII Special Rules Relating to the Manager

    1. 57.Status of manager

    2. 58.Absence of a manager from a centre

    3. 59.Powers and duties relating to members of staff

    4. 60.Other duties of the manager of a centre

  14. Signature

  15. Explanatory Note

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