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The Prison Rules: Publication

Volume 414: debated on Tuesday 28 October 1980

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether they will publish the prison rules and submit them to Parliament for approval.

Rules for the regulation and management of prisons, remand centres, detention centres and borstal institutions are published as statutory instruments and are subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament. The Government have no plan to propose a change in these arrangements.