117. (1) Where the body of a deceased inmate is claimed by the person referred to in paragraph 116(1)(a) or by the inmate's next of kin, the institutional head or a staff member designated by the institutional head shall arrange, at public expense to the extent that the moneys standing to the inmate's credit in the Inmate Trust Fund are insufficient to cover the cost, for the body to be transported to a funeral home in the person's or next of kin's hometown.
(2) The Service may, on humanitarian grounds or where the costs of the funeral of an inmate would prevent the body of the inmate being claimed, pay all or part of the costs of the funeral in the hometown of the inmate or of the person who claims the body.
118. Where the body of a deceased inmate is not claimed by the person referred to in paragraph 116(1)(a) or by the inmate's next of kin, the institutional head or a staff member designated by the institutional head shall arrange, at public expense to the extent that the inmate's estate is insufficient to cover the costs, for the body to be
(a) where practicable, buried, cremated or otherwise dealt with, in accordance with the instructions left by the inmate; or
(b) buried or cremated, where the inmate did not leave instructions, or where it is not practicable to carry out the inmate's instructions.
119. (1) The Service shall deliver the portion of the estate of a deceased inmate that is under the control of the Service to the inmate's personal representative, if any, in accordance with applicable provincial laws.
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the portion of the estate of a deceased inmate that is under the control of the Service includes
(a) any pay that was owed to the inmate by the Service at the time of death;
(b) any moneys standing to the inmate's credit in the Inmate Trust Fund; and
(c) the inmate's personal belongings, including cash, that are in the care or custody of the Service.
Allowances on Release
120. (1) The Service shall give, to each inmate on the inmate's release from penitentiary, where necessary,
(a) clothing suitable to the season and to the requirements of the inmate's release plan; and
(b) an amount to cover travelling and living expenses
(i) to the destination specified in the inmate's release plan, or
(ii) where the inmate is leaving the penitentiary on expiration of the inmate's sentence, to
(A) the place where the inmate was convicted, if the inmate was convicted in Canada,
(B) at the request of the inmate, any place no further distant than the place referred to in clause (A), or
(C) any place in Canada, with the approval of the Commissioner or a staff member designated by the Commissioner.
(2) Where an inmate is released from penitentiary, the Service shall ensure that the inmate is given all moneys standing to the inmate's credit in the Inmate Trust Fund.
(3) Where an offender is on temporary absence, work release, parole or statutory release, the Service shall ensure that, in accordance with Commissioner's Directives, the offender is provided with an allowance to ensure that the offender's basic material needs are met and to permit the offender to comply with the requirements of the release plan.
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