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Insertion of new s 5A

126 Insertion of new s 5A

After section 5
insert —

5A Relationship with Human Rights Act 2019
(1) This section applies to the chief executive’s or a corrective services officer’s consideration of—
(a) the Human Rights Act 2019 , section 30(2) in relation to a prisoner admitted to a corrective services facility for detention on remand or a prisoner detained without charge; or
(b) the Human Rights Act 2019 , section 30 in relation to managing a prisoner in a corrective services facility where it is not practicable for the prisoner to be provided with the prisoner’s own room under section 18.
(2) To remove any doubt, it is declared that the chief executive or officer does not contravene the Human Rights Act 2019 , section 58(1) only because the chief executive’s or officer’s consideration takes into account—
(a) the security and good management of corrective services facilities; or
(b) the safe custody and welfare of all prisoners.

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