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Name: Correctional Services Amendment Act, 1997 (No. 102 of 1997).
Country: South Africa
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-11-27
Entry into force:
Published on: South Africa Government Gazette, 1997, Vol. 390, No. 18516, 25 p.
ISN: ZAF-1997-L-49549
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=49549&p_lang=en
Bibliography: South Africa Government Gazette, 1997, Vol. 390, No. 18516, 25 p.
Abstract/Citation: Amends the principal Act so as to provide for the establishment of a Judicial Inspectorate and the appointment of an Inspecting Judge and Independent Prison Visitors. Inserts a new section 20A which allows private companies to enter into a contract to run a prison. A private contractor shall comply with international standards regarding the treatment of prisoners, and such a contractor shall be declared an essential service under s. 70 of the Labour Relations Act.
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