Title: Prisoners Prohibited from Carrying on Businesses
Category: Offender Management
Implement Date: 28 August 2006
Application: Custodial Operations
|2.||What constitutes carrying on a business?|
|3.||Monitoring of suspected prisoner business|
|4.||Notification of suspected prisoner business|
To provide a process for the prohibition of prisoners from conducting a business while in custody.
Prisoners are prohibited from conducting a business while in custody.
Prisoners are not permitted to carry on a business, for example, a prisoner or a company in whose management the prisoner participates, will be prohibited from selling artwork on the internet or from giving artwork to a third party to sell on behalf of the prisoner or company.
Prisoners will be allowed a period of 21 days following sentencing to enable them to make arrangements to enable any legal business they are currently operating to continue to operate in their absence.
Prisoners must make arrangements for another person to operate a business while the prisoner is in custody.
Refer - Corrective Services Act 2006, s 28
The following examples constitute prisoners carrying on a business -
Corrective services officers may become aware that a prisoner may be operating a business from the following examples -
If a corrective services officer suspects a prisoner is involved in carrying on or operating a business from custody, the general manager must be advised as soon as possible.
The general manager must then refer the matter to the Corrective Services Investigation Unit for investigation.
F P Rockett
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