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Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations

Version of section 54 from 2015-06-19 to 2023-10-31:

  •  (1) A staff member may conduct a routine non-intrusive search or a routine frisk search of a visitor, without individualized suspicion, when the visitor is entering or leaving a penitentiary or a secure area.

  • (2) If a visitor refuses to undergo a search referred to in subsection (1), the institutional head or a staff member designated by the institutional head may

    • (a) prohibit a contact visit with an inmate and authorize a non-contact visit; or

    • (b) require the visitor to leave the penitentiary forthwith.

  • SOR/2015-171, s. 4
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