Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Penitentiaries, Jails and Prisoners (2022 Reissue)
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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
- Disciplinary sanctions
- Judicial sanctions
- Provincial and territorial regulation
- Searches of inmates
- Searches of visitors
- Searches of vehicles
- Searches of staff
- Searches in community-based residential facilities
- Reports relating to searches
- Parole hearing
- Administrative structure
- Accelerated parole
- Internal review
And much more.
Table of contents
II. Organization of the Penitentiary System
III. Undergoing Imprisonment
IV. Health Care
V. Civil Rights of Prisoners
VII. Discipline of Prisoners
VIII. Urinalysis and Monitoring
X. Serving Sentences
XI. Long-Term Supervision
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