No. S 449
Prisons Act
Prisons (Employment)
(Amendment) Regulations 2014
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 84 of the Prisons Act, the Minister for Home Affairs hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Prisons (Employment) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 and shall come into operation on 1st July 2014.
Amendment of regulation 2
2.  Regulation 2 of the Prisons (Employment) Regulations (Rg 4) (referred to in these Regulations as the principal Regulations) is amended by deleting the definition of “Committee” and substituting the following definition:
“ “Committee” means an Employment Release Advisory Committee referred to in regulation 4;”.
Deletion of regulation 3
3.  Regulation 3 of the principal Regulations is deleted.
Deletion and substitution of regulation 4
4.  Regulation 4 of the principal Regulations is deleted and the following regulation substituted therefor:
Employment Release Advisory Committee
4.  There shall be an Employment Release Advisory Committee for one or more prisons, or more than one Employment Release Advisory Committee for one prison, to make a recommendation to the Commissioner, on the suitability of a prisoner of that prison or any one of those prisons, for employment beyond the precincts of the prison in which the prisoner is detained.”.
Miscellaneous amendments
5.  The principal Regulations are amended by deleting the word “Director” wherever it appears in the following provisions and substituting in each case the word “Commissioner”:
Regulations 5(1), (2) and (3) and regulation heading, 6(1) and (2), 8(1) and regulation heading, 9 and 10.
Made this 30th day of June 2014.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Home Affairs,
[MHA 112/2/044 Vol. 34; AG/LLRD/SL/247/2010/12 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 84(3) of the Prisons Act).