Designations of Correctional Facilities

Link to law: https://www.novascotia.ca/just/regulations/regs/corfacilities.htm

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Designations of Correctional Facilities
made under clauses 3(1)(b) and (d) of the

Correctional Services Act

S.N.S. 2005, c. 37

N.S. Reg. 2/2012 (May 10, 2011)

as amended to N.S. Reg. 220/2014 (December 17, 2014, effective February 2, 2015)

Citation

1     These regulations may be cited as the Designations of Correctional Facilities.

Definition

2     In these regulations,

 

“Act” means the Correctional Services Act;

 

“Correctional Services Regulations” means the Correctional Services Regulationsmade under the Act.

Section 3 repealed: N.S. Reg. 219/2014.

Cape Breton Correctional Facility

4     (1)    The Cape Breton Correctional Facility, located at 136 Gardiner Road, Sydney, NovaScotia, is designated as a correctional facility.

 

       (2)    The Cape Breton Correctional Facility is designated for housing adult offendersonly.

Subsection 4(2) amended: N.S. Reg. 54/2012.

Subsection 4(3) repealed: N.S. Reg. 54/2012.

Cape Breton Youth Detention Facility

5     (1)    The Cape Breton Youth Detention Facility, located at 136 Gardiner Road, Sydney,Nova Scotia is designated as a correctional facility.

 

       (2)    The Cape Breton Youth Detention Facility is designated for housing youth offenderswho are in open custody or secure custody or who have been remanded into custody.

 

       (3)    Despite subsection (2) and subject to Section 10, the Cape Breton Youth DetentionFacility may be used for temporarily housing adult offenders.

Subsection 5(3) amended: N.S. Reg. 54/2012.

Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

6     (1)    The Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility, located at Lot 920, BurnsideIndustrial Park, Gloria McCluskey Avenue, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, is designatedas a correctional facility, including the 24 cells for offenders suffering from mentalillnesses (the “MIO Unit”) and the 12-bed health unit, and including all support andother ancillary spaces within and for the MIO Unit and the health unit.

 

       (2)    The Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility is designated for housing adultoffenders only.

[Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility]

7     (1)    The Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility, located at 10202 Sherbrooke Road,Pictou County, Nova Scotia, is designated as a correctional facility.

 

       (2)    The Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility is designated for housing adult maleoffenders only.

 

       (3)    Despite subsection (2), the Northeast Nova Scotia Correctional Facility may be used

 

                (a)    subject to Section 10, for temporarily housing adult female offenders, includingadult female offenders serving intermittent sentences; and

 

                (b)    subject to Sections 10 and 11, for temporarily housing youth offenders.

Section 7 repealed: N.S. Reg. 219/2014.

Section 7 added: N.S. Reg. 220/2014.

Nova Scotia Youth Facility

8     (1)    The Nova Scotia Youth Facility, located at 1442 Country Home Road, Waterville,Nova Scotia, is designated as a correctional facility.

 

       (2)    The Nova Scotia Youth Facility is designated for housing youth offenders who are inopen custody or secure custody or who have been remanded into custody.

 

       (3)    Despite subsection (2), the Nova Scotia Youth Facility may be used for temporarilyhousing adult male offenders from January 5 to February 23, 2015, during thetransition between the closure of the Antigonish Correctional Facility and theCumberland County Correctional Facility and the opening of the new NortheastNova Scotia Correctional Facility, but only if the following requirements are met:

 

                        (a)    the requirements respecting separate housing in the Youth CriminalJustice Act (Canada); and

 

                        (b)    for female youth offenders, the requirements respecting female offendersin Sections 41 and 42 of the Act and Sections 74 to 77 of theCorrectional Services Regulations.

Subsection 8(3) added: N.S. Reg. 218/2014.

Southwest Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

9     (1)    The Southwest Nova Scotia Correctional Facility, located at 227 Forest Street, RR#4, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, is designated as a correctional facility.

 

       (2)    The Southwest Nova Scotia Correctional Facility is designated for housing adultmale offenders only.

 

       (3)    Despite subsection (2), the Southwest [Nova Scotia] Correctional Facility may beused

 

                (a)    subject to Section 10, for temporarily housing adult female offenders; and

 

                (b)    subject to Sections 10 and 11, for temporarily housing youth offenders.

Subsection 9(3) replaced: N.S. Reg. 54/2012.

Temporarily housing female offenders

10   Temporarily housing female offenders in correctional facilities that are not designated forfemale offenders is permitted only if

 

                (a)    prior permission has been granted by the Executive Director or the ExecutiveDirector’s designate; and

 

                (b)    the requirements respecting female offenders in Sections 41 and 42 of the Actand Sections 74 to 77 of the Correctional Services Regulations can be met.

Temporarily housing youth offenders

11   Temporarily housing youth offenders in correctional facilities that are not designated foryouth offenders is permitted only if

 

                (a)    prior permission has been granted by the Executive Director or the ExecutiveDirector’s designate and the following requirements can be met:

 

                         (i)     the requirements respecting separate housing in the Youth CriminalJustice Act (Canada); and

 

                         (ii)    for female youth offenders, the requirements respecting female offendersin Sections 41 and 42 of the Act and Sections 74 to 77 of theCorrectional Services Regulations; or

 

                (b)    a youth justice court judge or justice makes an order under Section 30 of theYouth Criminal Justice Act (Canada).