Recommendation 1

In the immediate aftermath of a major disturbance, consideration needs to be given to meeting the health and welfare needs of prisoners.

Recommendation 2

Having regard to security and infrastructure conditions, timely recovery to a normal regime must be a priority for emergency management planning.

Recommendation 3

After a major disturbance, the Department ought to consider the provision of consistent and sustained support to prison senior management to assist the recovery effort.

Recommendation 4

Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and policies when implementing confinement and/or close supervision regimes following emergency incidents.

Recommendation 5

Female prisoners should not be held for extended periods in the male maximum-security Unit 1.

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Page last updated: December 20, 2019

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