42. (1) For the purposes of this section, "minimum-security penitentiary", "medium-security penitentiary", "maximum-security penitentiary" and "multiple-security-level penitentiary" mean penitentiaries, other than community correctional centres, designated as such in Commissioner's Directives.
(2) For the purposes of paragraph (d) of the definition "contraband" in section 2 of the Act, the following are the prescribed limits on currency:
(a) in the case of a visitor
(i) in a minimum-security penitentiary, the limit is $50, and
(ii) in a medium-security penitentiary, maximum-security penitentiary or multiple-security-level penitentiary, the limit is $25; and
(b) in the case of an inmate, the limit is $0.00, except as authorized pursuant to paragraph (d) of the definition "contraband" in section 2 of the Act.
Search and Seizure
Manner of Carrying out Searches
43. A non-intrusive search shall be carried out by means of a hand-held scanner, a walk-through scanner whereby the person being searched is required to walk through a metal detector scanner, or any similar non-intrusive device.
44. A frisk search shall be carried out from head to foot, down the front and rear of the body, around the legs and inside clothing folds, pockets and footwear.
45. A strip search shall consist of a visual inspection of the person by a staff member, in the course of which inspection the person being searched shall undress completely in front of the staff member and may be required to open the person's mouth, display the soles of their feet, run their fingers through their hair, present open hands and arms, bend over or otherwise enable the staff member to perform the visual inspection.
46. A strip search and a body cavity search shall be carried out in a private area that is out of sight of every other person except for one staff member of the same sex as the person being searched, which staff member is required to be present as a witness unless, in the case of a strip search, the search is an emergency as described in subsection 49(4) of the Act.
Searches of Inmates
47. A staff member of either sex may conduct a routine non-intrusive search or a routine frisk search of an inmate where
(a) the inmate is entering, leaving or returning to a penitentiary;
(b) the inmate is entering or leaving the open or family- visiting area of a penitentiary;
(c) the inmate is leaving a work or activity area in a penitentiary;
(d) the inmate is entering or leaving a segregation area;
(e) the inmate is on a temporary absence outside the penitentiary;
(f) the inmate has been requested to submit to urinalysis and the search is conducted immediately before the commencement of the collection process described in section 66; or
(g) the institutional head determines that there is an opportunity for the introduction of contraband into the penitentiary and the institutional head specifically authorizes such searches in writing.
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