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Prison Standing Orders: Publication

Volume 475: debated on Monday 2 June 1986

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether they will publish a list of the prison standing orders published so far, together with the dates on which they were published, and an estimate of when the remainder of the standing orders will be published.

Standing Order 5 (Communications) was first published in 1981. Standing Orders 3c (Calculation of Sentences), 4 (Privileges) and 12 (Civil Prisoners) were published in 1985. Work is in progress on the revision of all the remaining standing orders and they will be published, individually, as each is completed. It is not possible to give a precise estimate for completion of the process of revision.