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Correctional Services Act, 1998 (Act No. 111 of 1998)



Notice No. 1543

27 November 1998


(English text signed by the President.)

(Assented to 19 November 1998.)


It is hereby notified that the President has assented to the following Act, which is hereby published for general information:-


To provide for a correctional system; the establishment, functions and control of the Department of Correctional Services; the custody of all offenders under conditions of human dignity; the rights and obligations of sentenced offenders; the rights and obligations of unsentenced offenders; a system of community corrections; release from correctional centre and placement under correctional supervision, on day parole and parole; a National Council for Correctional Services; a Judicial Inspectorate; Independent Correctional Centre Visitors; an internal service evaluation; officials of the Department; public-private partnership correctional centres; penalties for offences; the repeal and amendment of certain laws; and matters connected therewith.