107. (1) CORCAN may enter into an agreement with a private sector enterprise
(a) for the production of goods or the provision of services; or
(b) for the training and employment of offenders by that enterprise.
(2) Where an agreement referred to in subsection (1) permits the enterprise to operate a business in a penitentiary, the Service may
(a) recover from the enterprise any costs incurred by the Service as a result of the use of the penitentiary by the enterprise, including utilities; and
(b) limit, by means of a specific agreement, the liability of Her Majesty in right of Canada with respect to the enterprise's operations in the penitentiary.
108. (1) The Minister shall appoint a committee, to be known as the Advisory Board of CORCAN, consisting of not more than 12 persons chosen from the fields of business, non-profit organizations, labour and government and from the general public, to support the operation of CORCAN by
(a) advising CORCAN on its operating plans, budgets and marketing and sales plans and on its performance;
(b) commenting on major initiatives of CORCAN in developing new products and markets;
(c) assisting the Service in building a positive public image of CORCAN; and
(d) representing CORCAN to labour and business organizations.
(2) Members of the Advisory Board of CORCAN may be remunerated at a rate determined by the Treasury Board and given travel and living expenses incurred by them while absent from their ordinary place of residence in connection with the work of the Board in accordance with the Treasury Board Travel Directive.
Disposal of Vocational Training Program and Hobby Products
109. Goods that are produced, repaired or maintained or services that are provided by an inmate employed in a penitentiary vocational training program may be
(a) sold or donated to a charitable, non-profit, religious or spiritual organization; or
(b) where no such organization expresses an interest in the goods or services, sold to staff members.
110. An inmate may sell a product of a hobby of the inmate to any person.
Inmate Trust Fund
111. (1) The Service shall ensure that all moneys that accompany an inmate when the inmate is admitted into a penitentiary and all moneys that are received on the inmate's behalf while the inmate is in custody are deposited to the inmate's credit in a trust fund, which fund shall be known as the Inmate Trust Fund.
(2) The Inmate Trust Fund shall comprise a current account and a savings account in respect of each inmate.
(3) No moneys standing to the credit of an inmate's savings account in the Inmate Trust Fund shall be paid out of that account if the balance of the account is lower than the amount provided for in Commissioner's Directives.
(4) No moneys in the Inmate Trust Fund standing to the credit of an inmate shall, except where a family relationship exists, be transferred to the credit of another inmate.
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