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Juvenile Justice Centre Rules (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Part VIIReligion


36.  A child shall be supported in his right to religious observance and instruction. The right of a child who does not wish to participate shall be respected.

Religious denomination

37.  On reception a child shall be invited to state his religious denomination, if any, and shall be allowed an opportunity to practice his religion and as far as practicable a service of religion shall be provided.


38.—(1) The Secretary of State may approve such chaplains as he considers necessary to provide for the spiritual and religious needs of children in the centre.

(2) A chaplain shall have reasonable access to a child of his denomination.

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