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

Regulations are current to 2024-02-06 and last amended on 2019-11-30. Previous Versions

  •  (1) The Service shall, to ensure a safe and healthful penitentiary environment, ensure that all applicable federal health, safety, sanitation and fire laws are complied with in each penitentiary and that every penitentiary is inspected regularly by the persons responsible for enforcing those laws.

  • (2) The Service shall take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety of every inmate and that every inmate is

    • (a) adequately clothed and fed;

    • (b) provided with adequate bedding;

    • (c) provided with toilet articles and all other articles necessary for personal health and cleanliness; and

    • (d) given the opportunity to exercise for at least one hour every day outdoors, weather permitting, or indoors where the weather does not permit exercising outdoors.

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