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Corrections and Conditional Release Act (S.C. 1992, c. 20)

Act current to 2019-11-19 and last amended on 2019-06-21. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Routine strip search of inmates

 A staff member of the same sex as the inmate may conduct a routine strip search of an inmate, without individualized suspicion,

  • (a) in the prescribed circumstances, which circumstances must be limited to situations in which the inmate has been in a place where there was a likelihood of access to contraband that is capable of being hidden on or in the body; or

  • (b) when the inmate is entering or leaving a segregation area.

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