Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make a data access request about state of confinement in facilities under the supervision of the CSD.

May I know the total number of people under confinement under the following prison rules from year 2019 to 2021:-
(1) PR 58- segregation of a prisoner against whom a report has been made
(2) PR 63- punishment which may be imposed by superintendent
(3) PR 68- temporary confinement
(4) PR 68A- protected rooms
(5) PR 68B- removal from association

Also, if possible, please let me have the total number of people under confinement under the above rules for each month from 2019 to 2021.

Thank you for your attention.

Yours faithfully,
M Tse

email CSD, Correctional Services Department

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Dear Sir/ Madam,
Our department has received your application for access to information on
25.3.2022.  Your application is now under processing.  According to
paragraph 1.16 of the Code on Access to Information, our department will
inform you of the latest progress of the case separately on or before
14.4.2022.  In the meantime, please contact Principal Officer WU Yu-shing
via 2582 5234 if you have any enquiry.
Correctional Services Department
HKSAR
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From:        "M tse" <[FOI #1027 email]>
To:        "FOI requests at Correctional Services Department"
<[Correctional Services Department request email]>
Date:        25.03.2022 18:43
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Detainees under solitary
confinement

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Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make a data access request about state of confinement  in
facilities under the supervision of the CSD.

May I know the total number of people under confinement under the
following prison rules from year 2019 to 2021:-
(1) PR 58- segregation of a prisoner against whom a report has been made
(2) PR 63- punishment which may be imposed by superintendent
(3) PR 68- temporary confinement
(4) PR 68A- protected rooms
(5) PR 68B- removal from association

Also, if possible, please let me have the total number of people under
confinement under the above rules for each month from 2019 to 2021.

Thank you for your attention.

Yours faithfully,
M Tse

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email CSD, Correctional Services Department

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Dear Sir/ Madam,

I refer to your application for access to information on 25.3.2022 and our
interim reply to you on 1.4.2022.  Please be informed that we are still
handling your requests due to the requirement of extensive research on our
database.  According to paragraph 1.18 of the Code on Access to
Information, our department will inform you of the latest progress of the
case separately on or before 14.5.2022.  In the meantime, please contact
Principal Officer WU Yu-shing at 2582 5234 if you have any enquiry.

Correctional Services Department
HKSAR
[1]total_caring_c            
[2]https://csdportal.csd.hksarg/images/cari...
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received this official document in error.”
 

From:        email CSD/CSD/HKSARG
To:        "M tse" <[FOI #1027 email]>
Date:        01.04.2022 11:06
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Detainees under
solitary confinement

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Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make a data access request about state of confinement  in
facilities under the supervision of the CSD.

May I know the total number of people under confinement under the
following prison rules from year 2019 to 2021:-
(1) PR 58- segregation of a prisoner against whom a report has been made
(2) PR 63- punishment which may be imposed by superintendent
(3) PR 68- temporary confinement
(4) PR 68A- protected rooms
(5) PR 68B- removal from association

Also, if possible, please let me have the total number of people under
confinement under the above rules for each month from 2019 to 2021.

Thank you for your attention.

Yours faithfully,
M Tse

-------------------------------------------------------------------

This is a request under the Code of Access to Information facilitated via
the accessinfo.hk website.

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[FOI #1027 email]

Is [Correctional Services Department request email] the wrong address for Freedom of Information requests
to Correctional Services Department? If so, please contact us using this
form:
[5]https://accessinfo.hk/en/change_request/...

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email CSD, Correctional Services Department

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Dear Sir/ Madam,

I refer to your application for access to information under the Code on
Access to Information (“the Code”) to this Department on 25.3.2022 and our
interim replies to you on 1.4.2022 and 14.4.2022.

Please find the relevant statistical figures for the total number of
persons in custody placed under separate confinement under Prison Rules
(“PR”) 63 and PR 68B for the year of 2019 as below:

Year No. of case of being removed from association No. of case of separate
under PR 68B confinement under PR 63
2019 829 3 181

However, we do not maintain the foregoing statistical figures between the
year of 2020 and 2021, along with other statistical figures between the
year of 2019 and 2021 as specified in your request.  Pursuant to para.
1.14 and 2.9(d) of the code, your request could not be acceded to.  

You may also wish to note that, pursuant to paragraph 1.25 of the Code,
any person who believes that a department has failed to comply with any
provision of the Code may ask the department to review the situation.
 Furthermore, pursuant to paragraph 1.26 of the Code, any person who
believes that a department has failed to properly apply any provision of
the Code may also complain to The Ombudsman.  The Ombudsman’s address is –
 
30/F, China Merchants Tower,
Shun Tak Centre,
168-200 Connaught Road Central,
Hong Kong
Telephone: 2629 0555
Fax: 2882 8149

Correctional Services Department
HKSAR
[1]total_caring_c            
[2]https://csdportal.csd.hksarg/images/cari...
Important Note
“This official document is for the use by the intended recipient only. Any
unauthorized use, retention, disclosure, copying, printing, forwarding or
dissemination of this official document is strictly prohibited and may
lead to civil or criminal liabilities. If you are not the intended
recipient of this official document, you are required to promptly restore
this official document to the sender and destroy any copies of this
official document. Please notify the sender immediately if you have
received this official document in error.”
 

From:        email CSD/CSD/HKSARG
To:        "M tse" <[FOI #1027 email]>
Date:        14.04.2022 15:33
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Detainees under
solitary confinement

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Dear Sir/ Madam,
Our department has received your application for access to information on
25.3.2022.  Your application is now under processing.  According to
paragraph 1.16 of the Code on Access to Information, our department will
inform you of the latest progress of the case separately on or before
14.4.2022.  In the meantime, please contact Principal Officer WU Yu-shing
via 2582 5234 if you have any enquiry.
Correctional Services Department
HKSAR
[5]total_caring_c            
[6]https://csdportal.csd.hksarg/images/cari...
Important Note
“This official document is for the use by the intended recipient only. Any
unauthorized use, retention, disclosure, copying, printing, forwarding or
dissemination of this official document is strictly prohibited and may
lead to civil or criminal liabilities. If you are not the intended
recipient of this official document, you are required to promptly restore
this official document to the sender and destroy any copies of this
official document. Please notify the sender immediately if you have
received this official document in error.”
 

From:        "M tse" <[FOI #1027 email]>
To:        "FOI requests at Correctional Services Department"
<[Correctional Services Department request email]>
Date:        25.03.2022 18:43
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Detainees under solitary
confinement

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Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make a data access request about state of confinement  in
facilities under the supervision of the CSD.

May I know the total number of people under confinement under the
following prison rules from year 2019 to 2021:-
(1) PR 58- segregation of a prisoner against whom a report has been made
(2) PR 63- punishment which may be imposed by superintendent
(3) PR 68- temporary confinement
(4) PR 68A- protected rooms
(5) PR 68B- removal from association

Also, if possible, please let me have the total number of people under
confinement under the above rules for each month from 2019 to 2021.

Thank you for your attention.

Yours faithfully,
M Tse

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This is a request under the Code of Access to Information facilitated via
the accessinfo.hk website.

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[FOI #1027 email]

Is [Correctional Services Department request email] the wrong address for Freedom of Information requests
to Correctional Services Department? If so, please contact us using this
form:
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