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Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations

Version of section 48 from 2006-03-22 to 2015-06-18:

 A staff member of the same sex as an inmate may conduct a routine strip search of the inmate where

  • (a) the inmate is entering or returning to a penitentiary;

  • (b) the inmate is leaving the open visiting area of a penitentiary;

  • (c) the inmate is entering or leaving the family-visiting area of a penitentiary; or

  • (d) the inmate is leaving a work area in a penitentiary, if the inmate has had access to an item that may constitute contraband and that may be secreted on the inmate’s body.

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