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Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations

Version of section 117 from 2006-03-22 to 2019-11-29:

  •  (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.

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