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The Young Offender Institution Rules 1988

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69.  No person shall, without authority, convey into or throw into or deposit in a young offender institution, or convey to an inmate, or deposit in any place with intent that it shall come into the possession of an inmate, any article whatsoever. Anything so conveyed, thrown or deposited may be confiscated by the governor.

Control of persons and vehicles

70.—(1) Any person or vehicle entering or leaving a young offender institution may be stopped, examined and searched.

(2) The governor may direct the removal from a young offender institution of any person who does not leave on being required to do so.

Viewing of young offender institutions

71.—(1) No outside person shall be permitted to view a young offender institution unless authorised by statute or the Secretary of State.

(2) No person viewing a young offender institution shall be permitted to take a photograph, make a sketch or communicate with an inmate unless authorised by statute or the Secretary of State.

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