Prisons Act
(CHAPTER 247, Section 84)
Prisons Regulations
Rg 2
G.N. No. S 99/1939

(31st January 2002)
[13th January 1939]
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Prisons Regulations.
Duties of Commissioner
2.—(1)  The Commissioner shall visit or cause to be visited all prisons in Singapore at least once in each calendar year, and shall report any matter which he considers should be brought to the notice of the Government.
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(2)  On the occasion of each of the foregoing visits to any prison the Commissioner shall see every prisoner, and shall enquire into all complaints and applications which any of the prisoners may make to him.
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(3)  The Commissioner shall give special attention to the sick and weakly and to those who are in solitary confinement or punishment cells.
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(4)  The Commissioner shall inspect and initial all journals, registers and books kept in the prison.
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Commissioner to ensure Regulations observed
3.  The Commissioner shall be specially careful to see that these Regulations and any others which may from time to time be made by the Minister, and the provisions of the Act are strictly carried out.
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Commissioner’s report on prisons
4.  The Commissioner shall submit to the Minister as early as possible in each year, a report upon all the prisons in Singapore for the preceding year, giving statistics in such forms as may be required.
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[G.N. Nos. 99/39; 501/40; S 106/46; S 127/46; S 343/47; S 67/48; S 304/48; S 153/49; S 20/50; S 241/52; S 106/53; S 40/56; S 313/68; S 282/89; S 510/95; S 32/98; S 406/2000]