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The Prisons and Young Offenders Institutions (Scotland) Rules 2011

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103.—(1) A prisoner must not—

(a)possess; or

(b)conceal or deposit anywhere within a prison,

any unauthorised property.

(2) A prisoner may only possess tobacco within the prison where he or she has been authorised to possess tobacco as a privilege granted by virtue of rule 45.

(3) Subject to paragraph (4), it is prohibited for any person to—

(a)convey any item to a prisoner either inside or outside the prison;

(b)convey or throw any item into a prison;

(c)conceal or deposit any item in a prison; or

(d)conceal or deposit any item in any place intending it to come into the possession of a prisoner.

(4) Paragraph (3) does not apply to any item which—

(a)consists of a letter or package addressed to a prisoner and sent to the prison by means of the postal service or otherwise; or

(b)the Governor has granted permission for a person to—

(i)give to the prisoner either inside or outside the prison,

(ii)bring or convey into the prison, or

(iii)deposit in the prison.

(5) Any conduct which is in breach of this rule may—

(a)where the conduct has been committed by a prisoner, lead to disciplinary proceedings being brought against the prisoner under Part 11; and

(b)where the conduct has been committed by a visitor, lead to that person being removed from the prison under rule 107.

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