Parliamentary Question: DCS: Heads of correctional services

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QUESTION NO: 3327

Ms B C Blaai (Cope) to ask the Minister of Correctional Services:

Whether (a) heads of correctional services had reported any instances of the use of force to any inspecting judge and (b) any inmates appealed to such a judge in terms of sections 23-25 of the Correctional Services Amendment Act, Act 25 of 2008, as reported in her department’s annual report; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

REPLY

 

 

 

1 January 2009 to

31 December 2009

 

1 January 2010 to

  1. October 2010

 

(a)

– Number of incidents of the use of force reported

 

– Number of segregations of inmates reported

 

– Number of inmates placed in mechanical restraints and reported to the Inspecting Judge

 

 

372

 

 

3464

 

322

 

137

 

 

3812

 

331

 

 

 

(b)

– Number of inmates who appealed.

 

– Number of inmates who appealed

 

311

 

310

 

 

314

 

311