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Prisoners - The Law Handbook, Chapter 35

Prisoners - The Law Handbook, Chapter 35

The Law Handbook is a practical guide to understanding the law in NSW and the new 13th edition is just out. It is available online, free and in full text from the Find Legal Answers website. Print copies are available for loan - ask at your local NSW public library.

Chapter 35 is on Prisoners and it covers:

  • NSW prison population
  • remand
  • going to jail
  • transfers
  • segregation
  • medical care
  • education
  • communication with prisoners
  • telephone and visits
  • prison discipline
  • complaints by prisoners
  • appeals and legal actions
  • sentences and parole
  • release
  • social security.