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The Prisons and Young Offenders Institutions (Scotland) Rules 1994

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Application to young offenders institutions and young offenders

    3. 3.Interpretation

    4. 4.Elimination of discrimination

    5. 5.Availability of Rules and directions

  3. PART 2 RECEPTION, RECORDS, CLASSIFICATION AND ALLOCATION

    1. 6.Production of warrant, order, direction or certificate

    2. 7.Procedure on reception of prisoners

    3. 8.Interview and medical examination of prisoners on reception

    4. 9.Information to be given to prisoners on reception

    5. 10.Registration and records of prisoners

    6. 11.Classification of prisoners

    7. 12.Security categories of prisoners

    8. 13.Allocation of prisoners

    9. 14.Separation of different categories of prisoners

  4. PART 3 PHYSICAL AND PERSONAL ENVIRONMENT

    1. 15.Accommodation of prisoners in cells and rooms

    2. 16.Standard of accommodation

    3. 17.Provision of bedding

    4. 18.Entitlement of a prisoner to wear his own clothing

    5. 19.Provision of clothing to prisoners

    6. 20.Changes of clothing

    7. 21.Prisoners' food

    8. 22.Personal hygiene

  5. PART 4 HEALTH AND WELFARE

    1. 23.The medical officer

    2. 24.Provision of medical services and facilities

    3. 25.General duty of the medical officer to attend prisoners

    4. 26.Notification to the medical officer of prisoners requiring attention

    5. 27.Arrangements for medical care by other medical practitioners or at outside facilities

    6. 28.Duty of medical officer to visit prisoners subject to cellular confinement

    7. 29.Duty of medical officer to notify certain matters

    8. 30.Notification of relatives and friends of prisoners suffering serious illness, etc

    9. 31.Transfer to hospital for treatment for mental disorder

    10. 32.Records of medical treatment

    11. 33.Prisoners' welfare

    12. 34.Visits to untried and civil prisoners by medical and dental practitioners

  6. PART 5 RELIGION

    1. 35.Facilities for religious practice

    2. 36.Duties of members of the chaplaincy team

    3. 37.Visiting ministers

    4. 38.Religious services and visits

    5. 39.Religious books, items and practices

  7. PART 6 PRIVILEGES AND PRISONERS' PROPERTY

    1. 40.Privileges

    2. 41.Smoking and possession of tobacco by untried and civil prisoners

    3. 42.Reception of personal property of prisoners

    4. 43.Storage or disposal of personal property of prisoners

    5. 44.Personal property of prisoners in rooms or cells

    6. 45.Prisoners' money

    7. 46.Supplies of books, newspapers, etc to prisoners

  8. PART 7 COMMUNICATIONS

    1. 47.Current affairs

    2. 48.Prisoners' correspondence

    3. 49.Opening and reading of correspondence from and to courts

    4. 50.Opening and reading of correspondence from and to legal advisers

    5. 51.Opening and reading of other correspondence

    6. 52.Restrictions on prisoners' correspondence

    7. 53.Provision of writing materials and payment of postage

    8. 54.Communication by telephone

    9. 55.Visits by persons of a prisoner’s choice

    10. 56.Visits to untried and civil prisoners by persons of a prisoner’s choice

    11. 57.Entitlement to accumulated visits

    12. 58.Visits by legal advisers

    13. 59.Visits by procurators fiscal

    14. 60.Visits by police constables

    15. 61.Visits by representatives of diplomatic services and national or international authorities or organisations

    16. 62.Special visits to certain prisoners in connection with further proceedings

    17. 63.General conditions applicable to visits under Part 7

    18. 64.Closed visiting facilities

    19. 65.Arrangements for securing release of prisoners committed to prison in default of payments

  9. PART 8 WORK, EDUCATION, EARNINGS AND RECREATION

    1. 66.Application of Part 8

    2. 67.Arrangements for work, education etc.

    3. 68.Prisoners' work

    4. 69.Conditions of work or activities in lieu of work

    5. 70.Work opportunities

    6. 71.Work undertaken by untried and civil prisoners

    7. 72.Education

    8. 73.Counselling

    9. 74.Earnings

    10. 75.Exercise and time in the open air

    11. 76.Recreation

    12. 77.Prohibition on prisoners' carrying on any trade, profession or vocation from prison

  10. PART 9 SECURITY AND CONTROL

    1. 78.Supervision of the prison and control of prisoners

    2. 79.Control of prisoners

    3. 80.Removal from association

    4. 81.Prohibited articles

    5. 82.Unauthorised property

    6. 83.Orders as to the use of restraints

    7. 84.Conditions of use of restraints

    8. 85.Temporary confinement

    9. 86.Control of admission of visitors

    10. 87.Viewing of prisons

    11. 88.Searching of prisoners

    12. 89.Searching of prisoners' property and cells

    13. 90.Custody outside prison

    14. 91.Special escorted leave

    15. 92.Escorted exceptional day absence

    16. 93.Production of prisoners to court etc.

  11. PART 10 DISCIPLINE

    1. 94.Conduct constituting a breach of discipline

    2. 95.Reports of breaches of discipline and removal from association

    3. 96.Disciplinary charges

    4. 97.Inquiry into disciplinary charges

    5. 98.Adjudication of charges

    6. 99.Breaches of discipline occurring immediately before or during transfer

    7. 100.Governor’s punishments

    8. 101.Suspended punishments

  12. PART 11 REQUESTS AND COMPLAINTS

    1. 102.Requests to speak to an officer of the Secretary of State, a member of the visiting committee, a sheriff or a justice of the peace

    2. 103.Requests and complaints to the visiting committee

    3. 104.Requests and complaints to the residential officer

    4. 105.Requests and complaints to the residential unit manager

    5. 106.Referral of requests and complaints to the internal complaints committee

    6. 107.Referral of requests and complaints to the Governor

    7. 108.Requests and complaints to the Governor in relation to confidential matters

    8. 109.Referral of requests and complaints to the Secretary of State

    9. 110.Requests, complaints and representations to the Secretary of State in relation to certain matters

    10. 111.Appeals in relation to disciplinary proceedings

    11. 112.Requests for restoration of forfeited remission or rescinding awards of additional days

    12. 113.Direction with respect to requests, complaints and appeals

  13. PART 12 FEMALE PRISONERS

    1. 114.Separation of male and female prisoners

    2. 115.Pregnancy and confinement

    3. 116.Accommodation of female prisoners' babies

  14. PART 13 TRANSFER AND DISCHARGE OF PRISONERS

    1. 117.Pre-release preparation

    2. 118.Medical examination prior to transfer or release

    3. 119.Provision of clothing and return of property on release of prisoner

  15. PART 14 TEMPORARY RELEASE

    1. 120.Short home leave, Christmas and summer leave and pre-Training for Freedom leave

    2. 121.Long home leave

    3. 122.Pre-parole/pre-life licence leave

    4. 123.Unescorted exceptional day release of prisoners in security category D

    5. 124.Circumstances where prisoners are disqualified from fi consideration for temporary release

    6. 125.Recall of prisoners granted temporary release

    7. 126.Direction with respect to temporary release

  16. PART 15 OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

    1. 127.General duty of officers and employees

    2. 128.Transactions with prisoners or in connection with the prison

    3. 129.Fees and gratuities

    4. 130.Searches of officers and employees

    5. 131.Communications to the press etc.

    6. 132.Code of Discipline

  17. PART 16 VISITING COMMITTEES

    1. 133.Constitution of visiting committees

    2. 134.Proceedings of visiting committees

    3. 135.General duties of visiting committees and members of committees

    4. 136.Investigation of complaints

    5. 137.Visits to prisons by members of visiting committees

    6. 138.Inspection of prison records

    7. 139.Annual report

    8. 140.Conflicts of interest

  18. PART 17 SUPPLEMENTARY

    1. 141.Remission of sentence or period of detention

    2. 142.Directions

    3. 143.Revocations

    4. 144.Savings and transitional provisions

  19. Signature

  20. SCHEDULES

    1. 1

      Modification of the Rules in their application to young offenders institutions and young offenders

    2. 2

      Security categories

    3. 3

      Breaches of discipline

    4. 4

      Constitution of visiting committees

    5. 5

      Revocations

    6. 6

      Savings and transitional provisions

  21. Explanatory Note

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