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The Prisons and Young Offenders Institutions (Scotland) Amendment Rules 2000

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Amendment of rule 18 of the principal Rules

3.—(1) Rule 18 of the principal Rules (entitlement of a prisoner to wear his own clothing)(1) is amended in accordance with the following paragraphs of this rule.

(2) In the heading, for the words “a prisoner”, there are substituted the words “an untried prisoner”.

(3) For paragraph (1) there is substituted the following paragraph:—

(1) Subject to paragraph (2), every untried prisoner may wear his own clothing in prison and on those occasions when he is required or permitted to be outside the prison..

(4) In paragraph (2), for the words “Paragraph (1) does not apply to a prisoner where-” there are substituted the words “Paragraph (1) does not apply to an untried prisoner where-”.

(5) For paragraph (3) there is substituted the following paragraph:—

(3) Where the Scottish Ministers consider, in relation to any prison to which these Rules apply, that it is not appropriate to permit untried prisoners, or particular categories of untried prisoner, to wear their own clothing in that prison, they may specify in a direction that paragraph (1) shall not apply in relation to any untried prisoner, or any category of untried prisoner, in that prison..


Rule 18 was amended by S.I. 1999/374, rule 11(2).

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