Corrections and Conditional Release Act
15 (1) Notwithstanding any requirement in the Criminal Code or under the Youth Criminal Justice Act that a person be sentenced, committed or transferred to penitentiary, such a person in the Province of Newfoundland shall not be received in a penitentiary without the approval of an officer designated by the Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland.
(2) A person who, pursuant to subsection (1), is not received in a penitentiary shall be confined in the provincial correctional facility in Newfoundland known as Her Majesty’s Penitentiary, and is subject to all the statutes, regulations and rules applicable in that facility.
Marginal note:Agreement re cost
(3) The Minister may, with the approval of the Governor in Council, enter into an agreement with the Province of Newfoundland providing for the payment to the Province of the cost of maintaining persons who are confined pursuant to subsection (2).
- 1992, c. 20, s. 15
- 2002, c. 1, s. 172
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