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The Prisons and Young Offenders Institutions (Scotland) Rules 2011

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107.—(1) An officer may terminate a visit and remove a visitor from the prison where—

(a)the officer has reasonable grounds for suspecting that the visitor—

(i)has in his or her possession any prohibited article or unauthorised property relative to the prisoner being visited;

(ii)is taking out or attempting to take out any unauthorised property or prohibited article;

(iii)has failed to comply with rule 105(6); or

(b)the officer considers that—

(i)the conduct of any visitor is prejudicial to the security and order of the prison or the safety of any person within the prison;

(ii)it is necessary to terminate the visit and remove the visitor in the interests of the security and order of the prison or the safety of any person within the prison;

(iii)it is necessary to terminate the visit and remove the visitor for the prevention of crime;

(iv)in the case of any visit taking place in terms of rule 73, the terms of any undertaking given for the purposes of rule 73(3) have been breached;

(v)there has been a contravention of any restrictions or conditions specified in a direction made by virtue of rule 77(3); or

(vi)the visitor has breached rule 105(8).

(2) Where an officer terminates a visit and removes a visitor under paragraph (1) the officer must record this decision and the reasons for taking it in writing.

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