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The Detention Centre Rules 2001

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II DETAINED PERSONS

    1. General

      1. 3.Purpose of detention centres

    2. Admissions and discharge

      1. 4.Information to detained persons about these Rules and the detention centre

      2. 5.Record, photograph and fingerprinting

      3. 6.Detained persons' property

      4. 7.Search

      5. 8.Custody outside of detention centres

      6. 9.Detention reviews and up-date of claim

      7. 10.Female detained persons

      8. 11.Families and minors

    3. Welfare and Privileges

      1. 12.Clothing

      2. 13.Food

      3. 14.Alcohol

      4. 15.Certification of accommodation

      5. 16.Hygiene

      6. 17.Regime and paid activity

      7. 18.Time in open air

      8. 19.Privileges

    4. Religion

      1. 20.Diversity of religion

      2. 21.Religious denomination

      3. 22.Manager of religious affairs and ministers of religion

      4. 23.Regular visits by ministers of religion

      5. 24.Religious services

      6. 25.Religious books

    5. Communications

      1. 26.Outside contacts

      2. 27.Correspondence

      3. 28.Visits

      4. 29.Official interviews

      5. 30.Legal advisers and representatives

      6. 31.Use of telephones

      7. 32.Money and articles received by post or courier

    6. Health Care

      1. 33.Medical practitioner and health care team

      2. 34.Medical examination upon admission and thereafter

      3. 35.Special illnesses and conditions (including torture claims)

      4. 36.Notification of illness or death

      5. 37.Medical examinations required in the interests of others

    7. Requests and complaints

      1. 38.Requests and complaints

  4. PART III MAINTENANCE OF SECURITY AND SAFETY

    1. 39.General security and safety

    2. 40.Removal from association

    3. 41.Use of force

    4. 42.Temporary confinement

    5. 43.Special control or restraint

    6. 44.Compulsory testing for controlled drugs and alcohol

  5. PART IV OFFICERS AT DETENTION CENTRES

    1. 45.General duties of detainee custody officers

    2. 46.Gratuities forbidden

    3. 47.Transactions with detained persons

    4. 48.Contract monitor

    5. 49.Contractors' staff

    6. 50.Search of officers

    7. 51.Contact with former detained persons

    8. 52.Communication with the press

  6. PART V PERSONS HAVING ACCESS TO DETENTION CENTRES

    1. 53.Authorisation for access

    2. 54.Prohibited articles

    3. 55.Control of persons and vehicles

    4. 56.Viewing of detention centres

    5. 57.Visitors

  7. PART VI VISITING COMMITTEES

    1. 58.Disqualification for membership

    2. 59.Visiting committees

    3. 60.Proceedings of visiting committees

    4. 61.General duties of visiting committees

    5. 62.Particular duties

    6. 63.Members visiting detention centres

    7. 64.Annual report

  8. PART VII SUPPLEMENTAL

    1. 65.Delegation by the Secretary of State

  9. Signature

  10. Explanatory Note

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