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Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Penitentiaries, Jails and Prisoners (2022 Reissue)

This volume provides a review of the law pertaining to federal penitentiaries, provincial and territorial prisons, and the rights and obligations of prisoners. It examines all of the pertinent legislation, regulations and case law regarding a variety of topics under Canadian criminal law.
Publication Language: English
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$325.00
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Hardcover | 796 pages

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Published: January 28, 2022
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433516293

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According to Statistics Canada, more than 120,000 individuals are under the supervision of Correctional Service Agencies in Canada, in nearly 200 penitentiaries or jails. With each province and territory having its own unique regulatory framework, in addition to the federal scheme, this is an area of law that is relevant to every Canadian criminal law practitioner.

The Halsbury's Penitentiaries, Jails and Prisoners (2022 Reissue) title provides a clear and concise review of the law pertaining to federal penitentiaries, provincial and territorial prisons, and the rights and obligations of prisoners. This title examines all of the pertinent legislation, regulations and case law regarding such matters as the organization of the penitentiary system, health care, discipline, searches, sentences and remedies. Topics covered in this essential reference include:

Penitentiary and prison placement

  • Commencement of sentence
  • Transfer to penitentiary from provincial custody
  • Penitentiary placement
  • Inter-institutional penitentiary transfers
    • Voluntary transfers
    • Involuntary transfers
  • Provincial transfers

Penitentiary discipline system

  • Offences
  • Disciplinary sanctions
  • Judicial sanctions
  • Provincial and territorial regulation

Searches

  • Searches of inmates
  • Searches of visitors
  • Searches of vehicles
  • Searches of staff
  • Searches in community-based residential facilities
  • Reports relating to searches

Parole

  • Parole hearing
  • Administrative structure
  • Powers
  • Accelerated parole
  • Internal review

And much more.

 

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Table of contents

I. Introduction

II. Organization of the Penitentiary System

III. Undergoing Imprisonment

IV. Health Care

V. Civil Rights of Prisoners

VI. Segregation

VII. Discipline of Prisoners

VIII. Urinalysis and Monitoring

IX. Searches

X. Serving Sentences

XI. Long-Term Supervision

XII. Remedies