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The Young Offender Institution Rules 1988

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2.—(1) In these Rules, where the context so admits, the expression:–

“compulsory school age” has the same meaning as in the Education Act 1944(1);

“governor” includes an officer for the time being in charge of a young offender institution;

“inmate” means a person detained in a young offender institution;

“legal adviser” means, in relation to an inmate, his counsel or solicitor, and includes a clerk acting on behalf of his solicitor;

“minister appointed to a young offender institution” means a minister so appointed under section 10 of the Prison Act 1952;

“officer” means an officer of a young offender institution.

(2) In these Rules a reference to the Church of England includes a reference to the Church in Wales.

(3) The Rules set out in the Schedule to this Order are hereby revoked.


1944 c. 31; section 35 of that Act was amended by the Raising of School Leaving Age Order 1972 (S.I. 1972/444).

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