Correctional Services Amendment Bill (B99B-1997)

1st January 1997

To amend the Correctional Services Act, 1959, so as to define or delete certain expressions; to empower the Minister to contract out prisons to private contractors; to make provision for the establishment of a Judicial Inspectorate; to provide for the appointment of an Inspecting Judge and Independent Prison Visitors; to empower the Inspecting Judge to establish Visitors’ Committees; to provide for an internal service evaluation; and to provide for matters connected therewith.