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23 Jun 2021 18:43
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Corrections will no longer shackle some pregnant prisoners in hospital

    Corrections will no longer shackle some pregnant prisoners in hospital


    The department has updated the policy, after reports of women handcuffed to hospital beds.

    It says restraints will no longer be used on women more than 30 weeks pregnant, in labour, or staying in hospital after giving birth.

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