The Zambia Correctional Service Act , 2021

Short title: 
The Zambia Correctional Service Act
Long title: 
An Act to continue the existence of the Zambia Prisons Service and rename it as the Zambia Correctional Service and redefine its functions; provide for the establishment, management and control of prisons and correctional centres; provide for the correction and reformation of inmates; provide for extension services; provide for aftercare orders; establish the National Parole Board and provide for its functions; domesticate the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for Treatment of Prisoners; repeal and replace the Prisons Act, 1965; and provide for matters connected with, or incidental to, the foregoing.
Year of Act: 
Number of Act: 
No.37 of 2021
Date of assent: 
19 May 2021
Date of promulgation: 
20 May 2021
Date of commencement: 
20 May 2021
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