Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations
116 (1) Where an inmate dies, the institutional head or a staff member designated by the institutional head shall promptly notify
(a) subject to subsection (2), the person who the inmate indicated to the Service in writing was to be notified;
(b) the coroner or medical examiner who has jurisdiction over the area in which the penitentiary is located; and
(c) the Commissioner or a staff member designated by the Commissioner.
(2) Where an inmate has not indicated the name of a person pursuant to subsection (1), the institutional head or staff member designated by the institutional head shall, as soon as practicable, notify the inmate’s next of kin.
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