Temporary release of prisoners
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From: Courtney Shannon
Dear Department of Corrections,
1) How many instances of temporary release from prison “to assist in the prisoner’s rehabilitation” (see here: https://www.corrections.govt.nz/working_...) have occurred, per week, since January 1, 2019? Please break this down by prison and provide me with the information in an excel spreadsheet.
2) How many scheduled temporary releases from prison have been cancelled or postponed during Level 3 and 4 lockdowns? Please break this down by prison and provide me with the information in an excel spreadsheet.
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