Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding persons in custody removed from association. May I know, for the years of 2020 and 2021,

A) The number of persons in custody being removed from association, broken down by time period using the following categories: i) Under 72 hours ii) 72 hours to 1 month iii) 1 month to not longer than 4 months iv) Above 4 months

Please kindly provide the information in Excel or CSV format if possible. Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Surabhi Chopra

email CSD, Correctional Services Department

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Dear Sir/ Madam,
Our department has received your application for access to information on
5.1.2022.  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
25.1.2022.  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:        "Surabhi Chopra" <[FOI #946 email]>
To:        "FOI requests at Correctional Services Department"
<[Correctional Services Department request email]>
Date:        05.01.2022 11:51
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Removal from association
by duration (2020-21)

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Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding persons in custody
removed from association. May I know, for the years of 2020 and 2021,

A) The number of persons in custody being removed from association, broken
down by time period using the following categories: i) Under 72 hours ii)
72 hours to 1 month iii) 1 month to not longer than 4 months iv) Above 4
months

Please kindly provide the information in Excel or CSV format if possible.
Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Surabhi Chopra

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Dear Sir/ Madam,

I refer to your application for access to information and our interim
reply to you on 14.1.2022.  Please be informed that we are still handling
your request due to the requirement of extensive research of 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 24.2.2022.  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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From:        email CSD/CSD/HKSARG
To:        "Surabhi Chopra" <[FOI #946 email]>
Date:        14.01.2022 10:10
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Removal from association
by duration (2020-21)

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Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding persons in custody
removed from association. May I know, for the years of 2020 and 2021,

A) The number of persons in custody being removed from association, broken
down by time period using the following categories: i) Under 72 hours ii)
72 hours to 1 month iii) 1 month to not longer than 4 months iv) Above 4
months

Please kindly provide the information in Excel or CSV format if possible.
Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Surabhi Chopra

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

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 #946 email]

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to Correctional Services Department? If so, please contact us using this
form:
[4]https://accessinfo.hk/en/change_request/...

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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 5.1.2022 and our
interim replies to you on 14.1.2022 and 26.1.2022.

Please be informed that we do not maintain the statistical figures
specified in your request. Pursuant to paragraph 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...
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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:        "Surabhi Chopra" <[FOI #946 email]>
Date:        26.01.2022 10:45
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Removal from association
by duration (2020-21)

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Dear Sir/ Madam,
Our department has received your application for access to information on
5.1.2022.  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
25.1.2022.  In the meantime, please contact Principal Officer WU Yu-shing
via 2582 5234 if you have any enquiry.
Correctional Services Department
HKSAR
      [5]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:        "Surabhi Chopra" <[FOI #946 email]>
To:        "FOI requests at Correctional Services Department"
<[Correctional Services Department request email]>
Date:        05.01.2022 11:51
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Removal from association
by duration (2020-21)

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

Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding persons in custody
removed from association. May I know, for the years of 2020 and 2021,

A) The number of persons in custody being removed from association, broken
down by time period using the following categories: i) Under 72 hours ii)
72 hours to 1 month iii) 1 month to not longer than 4 months iv) Above 4
months

Please kindly provide the information in Excel or CSV format if possible.
Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Surabhi Chopra

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

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the accessinfo.hk website.

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[FOI #946 email]

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Dear Correctional Services Department,

Thank you for your reply. However, the requested statistic has been maintained and provided publicly by your department as recently as 2018, as seen on p843 of this document: https://www.legco.gov.hk/yr18-19/english...

I would greatly appreciate it if you could explain the reasons as to why more recent information for the same statistic is not available.

Thank you very much for your help in this matter.

Yours sincerely,
Surabhi Chopra

email CSD, Correctional Services Department

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Dear Sir/ Madam,

Your email of 18.3.2022 refers.  Your request is currently being
processed, a substantive reply will be made to you on or before 7.4.2022.

Correctional Services Department
HKSAR
[1]total_caring_c            
[2]https://csdportal.csd.hksarg/images/cari...
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“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
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recipient of this official document, you are required to promptly restore
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From:        "Surabhi Chopra" <[FOI #946 email]>
To:        "email CSD" <[Correctional Services Department request email]>
Date:        18.03.2022 11:53
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Removal from
association by duration (2020-21)

show quoted sections

Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding persons in custody

removed from association. May I know, for the years of 2020 and 2021,

A) The number of persons in custody being removed from association, broken

down by time period using the following categories: i) Under 72 hours ii)

72 hours to 1 month iii) 1 month to not longer than 4 months iv) Above 4

months

Please kindly provide the information in Excel or CSV format if possible.

Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Surabhi Chopra

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

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 #946 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:

[6][6]https://accessinfo.hk/en/change_request/...

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Dear Sir/ Madam,

I refer to your email dated 18.3.2022 and our interim reply to you on
25.3.2022.  It is reiterated that we do not maintain the requested
statistical figures for the years of 2020 and 2021.  Pursuant to para.
1.14 and 2.9(d) of the Code on Access to Information, your request could
not be acceded to.  

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:        "Surabhi Chopra" <[FOI #946 email]>
Date:        25.03.2022 14:23
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Removal from
association by duration (2020-21)

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Dear Correctional Services Department,

Thank you for your reply. However, the requested statistic has been
maintained and provided publicly by your department as recently as 2018,
as seen on p843 of this document:
[5]https://www.legco.gov.hk/yr18-19/english...

I would greatly appreciate it if you could explain the reasons as to why
more recent information for the same statistic is not available.

Thank you very much for your help in this matter.

Yours sincerely,

Surabhi Chopra

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