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Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations (SOR/92-620)

Regulations are current to 2023-01-11 and last amended on 2019-11-30. Previous Versions

  •  (1) A staff member may, by stopping a vehicle and inspecting the vehicle and its contents, conduct a routine search of a vehicle, without individualized suspicion, where

    • (a) the vehicle is entering or leaving penitentiary property;

    • (b) the vehicle is entering or leaving a secure area on penitentiary property;

    • (c) the vehicle is in an area on penitentiary property to which access is restricted or prohibited; or

    • (d) the vehicle is on penitentiary property at a time when visitors are not normally permitted to be at the penitentiary.

  • (2) Where an emergency occurs and the institutional head believes on reasonable grounds that contraband or evidence that relates to the emergency is located in a vehicle on penitentiary property, the institutional head may authorize a search of the vehicle and its contents by a staff member.

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