Watchdog Barks At Corrections Amendment Bill
This week, the Law & Order Committee heard submissions on the Corrections Amendment Bill.
Ombudsman Beverley Wakem opposed the Bill's extension of mandatory strip searches for at risk prisoners.
Also, a joint submission was made by Vodafone, Telecom & 2 Degrees, who saw problems arising from a requirement on their companies to provide the Corrections Department with data from cell phones seized in prisons.
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