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Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations (SOR/92-620)

Regulations are current to 2024-05-01 and last amended on 2019-11-30. Previous Versions

  •  (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) If an inmate has not indicated the name of a person under subsection (1), the institutional head or staff member shall, as soon as practicable, notify the inmate’s next of kin.

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