Parliamentary question: DCS: Parole

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QUESTION NO: 503

 

Mr J Selfe (DA) to ask the Minister of Correctional Services:

 

How many inmates, for the past three years for which information is available, (a)(i) applied for and (ii) were granted medical parole in terms of section 79 of the Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998 and (b) whose application was denied subsequently passed away?

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REPLY

 

  1. (i) and (ii)

 

 

Year

(a)(i).

Applied for medical parole

(a)(ii).

Granted medical parole

2008

68

61

2009

169

109

2010

119

29

 

 

 

 

 

 



  1. A total number of 24 offenders were not granted medical parole during the above-mentioned 3 years died whilst incarcerated.