1(1)Escort arrangements must include provision for the appointment of a Crown servant as escort monitor.E+W+S+N.I.
(2)The escort monitor must—
(a)keep the escort arrangements under review and report on them to the Secretary of State as required in accordance with the arrangements;
(b)from time to time inspect the conditions in which detained persons are transported or held in accordance with the escort arrangements;
(c)make recommendations to the Secretary of State, with a view to improving those conditions, whenever he considers it appropriate to do so;
(d)investigate, and report to the Secretary of State on, any allegation made against a detainee custody officer or prisoner custody officer in respect of any act done, or failure to act, when carrying out functions under the arrangements;
(3)Paragraph (d) of sub-paragraph (2) does not apply in relation to—
(a)detainee custody officers employed as part of the Secretary of State’s staff; or
(b)an act or omission of a prisoner custody officer so far as it falls to be investigated by a prisoner escort monitor under section 81 of the M1Criminal Justice Act 1991 or under section 103 or 119 of the M2Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.
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