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Correctional Services Amendment Act, No. 32 of 2001

Long title


To amend the Correctional Services Act, 1998, so as to insert certain definitions and substitute others; to further regulate, in relation to prisoners, custody, detention, accommodation, medical examinations, searches, nutrition, disciplinary proceedings, the use of force, non-lethal incapacitating devices and firearms on prisoners, labour, non-compliance of community corrections, the length and form of sentences and the disposal of unclaimed property; to further regulate the composition and functions of Correctional Supervision and Parole Boards; to provide afresh for the object of the Judicial Inspectorate; to further regulate the functions of the Inspecting Judge; to amplify the functions of the Commissioner with regard to internal service evaluation so as to include the investigation of theft, fraud, corruption and other dishonest practices or irregularities in the Department; to provide that the Commissioner may approve the establishment of canteens for use by officials and other persons; to amplify and redefine the Minister’s powers to make regulations; to provide for matters with regard to which the Commissioner may issue orders; to provide afresh for transitional provisions with regard to prisoners serving particular sentences; and to effect textual alterations; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1.  Amendment of section 1 of Act 111 of 1998
2.  Amendment of section 3 of Act 111 of 1998
3.  Amendment of section 4 of Act 111 of 1998
4.  Amendment of section 5 of’ Act 111 of 1998
5.  Amendment of section 6 of Act 111 of 1998
6.  Amendment of section 7 of Act 111 of 1998
7.  Amendment of section 8 of Act 111 of 1998
8.  Amendment of section 12 of Act 111 of 1998
9.  Amendment of section 16 of Act 111 of 1998
10.  Amendment of section 20 of Act 111 of 1998
11.  Amendment of section 21 of Act 111 of 1998
12.  Amendment of section 24 of Act 111 of 1998
13.  Amendment of section 26 of Act 111 of 1998
14.  Amendment of section 27 of Act 111 of 1998
15.  Amendment of section 28 of Act 111 of 1998
16.  Amendment of section 30 of Act 111 of 1998
17.  Amendment of section 31 of Act 111 of 1998
18.  Amendment of section 32 of Act 111 of 1998
19.  Amendment of section 33 of Act 111 of 1998
20. Substitution of section 34 of Act 111 of 1998
21.  Amendment of section 40 of Act 111 of 1998
22.  Amendment of section 42 of Act 111 of 1998
23.  Amendment of section 45 of Act 111 of 1998
24.  Substitution of section 49 of Act 111 of 1998
25.  Amendment of section 58 of Act 111 of 1998
26.  Amendment of section 70 of Act 111 of 1998
27.  Amendment of section 73 of Act 111 of 1998
28.  Amendment of section 74 of Act 111 of 1998
29. Amendment of section 75 of Act 111 of 1998
30. Amendment of section 81 of Act 111 of 1998
31. Amendment of section 85 of Act 111 of 1998
32. Amendment of section 89 of Act 111 of 1998
33. Substitution of heading to Chapter XI of Act 111 of 1998
34. Amendment of section 95 of Act 111 of 1998
35. Amendment of section 96 of Act 111 of 1998
36. Amendment of section 97 of Act 111 of 1998
37. Amendment of section 101 of Act 111 of 1998
38. Amendment of section 106 of Act 111 of 1998
39. Amendment of section 117 of Act 111 of 1998
40. Amendment of section 132 of Act 111 of 1998
41. Amendment of section 134 of Act 111 of 1998
42. Substitution of section 136 of Act 111 of 1998
43. Substitution of heading to Schedule to Act 111 of 1998
44. Amendment of Schedule to Act 111 of 1998
45. Short title

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