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The Short-term Holding Facility Rules 2018

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15.—(1) Where members of the same family are detained in a short-term holding facility they are entitled to enjoy family life at the short-term holding facility save to the extent necessary in the interests of the security of the short-term holding facility and the safety of a detained person or other persons.

(2) The following must be provided with sleeping accommodation which is inaccessible to unrelated detained persons aged 18 or over—

(a)a detained person under the age of 18, and

(b)a detained family.

(3) A detained person must be provided with everything reasonably necessary for the protection, safety, well-being, maintenance and care of any person under the age of 18 detained with them for whom they are responsible.

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