Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding transfers of detainees to Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre from immigration detention facilities. May I know, since its re-establishment as an immigration detention facility,

A) Are detainees transferred to Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre from Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution?

If yes, may I know,

B) Are they usually returned to Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution after a period of time?

C) What are the criteria / guidelines to determine the transfer of a detainee to Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre?

Thank you for your help with this inquiry.

Yours faithfully,

Gigi Lo

email CSD, Correctional Services Department

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Dear Sir/ Madam,

Our department has received your application for access to information on
23.12.2021.  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
12.1.2022.  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: "Gigi Lo" <[FOI #938 email]>
To: "FOI requests at Correctional Services Department"
<[Correctional Services Department request email]>
Date: 23.12.2021 14:38
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Transfers to Siu Lam from
TTGCI

Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding transfers of detainees
to Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre from immigration detention facilities. May I
know, since its re-establishment as an immigration detention facility,

A) Are detainees transferred to Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre from Tai Tam Gap
Correctional Institution?

If yes, may I know,

B) Are they usually returned to Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution after
a period of time?

C) What are the criteria / guidelines to determine the transfer of a
detainee to Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre?

Thank you for your help with this inquiry.

Yours faithfully,

Gigi Lo

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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 23.12.2021 and
our interim reply to you on 31.12.2021.

Upon assessment and recommendation by Medical Officers, persons in custody
(“PICs”) and detainees (including those from Tai Tam Gap Correctional
Institution (“TGCI”)) who require psychiatric observation, treatment,
assessment or special psychological care, would be arranged to be
transferred to Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre (“SLPC”).  The aforesaid PICs
and detainees would, upon completion of relevant treatment, be arranged to
be transferred back to the referring institution (which may include TGCI)
or any other appropriate correctional facilities or detention centres,
having regard to the circumstances of the case with due consideration to
operational and security factors.

Correctional Services Department
HKSAR
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From:        email CSD/CSD/HKSARG
To:        "Gigi Lo" <[FOI #938 email]>
Date:        31.12.2021 10:18
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Transfers to Siu Lam from
TTGCI

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Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding transfers of
detainees to Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre from immigration detention
facilities. May I know, since its re-establishment as an immigration
detention facility,

A) Are detainees transferred to Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre from Tai Tam
Gap Correctional Institution?

If yes, may I know,

B) Are they usually returned to Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution after
a period of time?

C) What are the criteria / guidelines to determine the transfer of a
detainee to Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre?

Thank you for your help with this inquiry.

Yours faithfully,

Gigi Lo

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the accessinfo.hk website.

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[FOI #938 email]

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to Correctional Services Department? If so, please contact us using this
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