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69. (1) No prisoner shall be required to work, or take part in an educational class arranged in terms of rule 72 in lieu of work, for more than 40 hours a week (excluding meal breaks).
(2) Every prisoner shall be entitled to a minimum of one day each week as a rest day on which he shall not be required to work or take part in an educational class in lieu of work.
(3) Insofar as it may be reasonably practicable, having regard to the requirements of the prison regime, a prisoner who has declared himself to belong to a religious denomination shall–
(a)be entitled to take his rest day on his recognised day of religious observance; and
(b)not be required to work or take part in an educational class arranged in terms of rule 72 in lieu of work on such other days in a year as are recognised days of religious observance for his religious denomination and are specified in a direction made by the Secretary of State.
(4) Every prisoner shall be entitled to work in association with other prisoners except when the Governor otherwise orders in accordance with rule 80.
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