Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make an information request regarding visits to immigration detention facilities. May I know, for detainees at Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution,

1) How many visits are allowed for an immigration detainee per week / day?

2) Is there a limit to the length of the visit?

3) Is there a limit to the number of visitors per visit?

4) Is there a limit to the number of visitors per week / per day?

5) Is prior approval and registration required for visits?

Thank you kindly for your help with this query.

Yours faithfully,

Gigi Lo

email CSD, Correctional Services Department

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Dear Sir/ Madam,

Your email of 12.5.2022 refers.  

As regards the request specified in your email, we wish to confirm it is
social visits in which you are referring to.  Grateful if we could have
your reply by 20.5.2022 (Fri) for our onward actions, please.

Correctional Services Department
HKSAR
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From:        "Gigi Lo" <[FOI #1093 email]>
To:        "FOI requests at Correctional Services Department"
<[Correctional Services Department request email]>
Date:        12.05.2022 12:25
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Visits to TGCI

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Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make an information request regarding visits to
immigration detention facilities. May I know, for detainees at Tai Tam Gap
Correctional Institution,

1) How many visits are allowed for an immigration detainee per week / day?

2) Is there a limit to the length of the visit?

3) Is there a limit to the number of visitors per visit?

4) Is there a limit to the number of visitors per week / per day?

5) Is prior approval and registration required for visits?

Thank you kindly for your help with this query.

Yours faithfully,

Gigi Lo

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email CSD, Correctional Services Department

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Dear Sir/ Madam,
Our department has received your application for access to information on
12.5.2022.  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
1.6.2022.  Further to our email to you dated 18.5.2022 seeking for
clarification in respect of your request, grateful if we could have your
reply by today for our further actions.  In the meantime, please contact
Officer CHAN Yu-hin via 2582 5192 if you have any enquiry.
Correctional Services Department
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From:        email CSD/CSD/HKSARG
To:        "Gigi Lo" <[FOI #1093 email]>
Date:        18.05.2022 16:27
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Visits to TGCI

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Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make an information request regarding visits to
immigration detention facilities. May I know, for detainees at Tai Tam Gap
Correctional Institution,

1) How many visits are allowed for an immigration detainee per week / day?

2) Is there a limit to the length of the visit?

3) Is there a limit to the number of visitors per visit?

4) Is there a limit to the number of visitors per week / per day?

5) Is prior approval and registration required for visits?

Thank you kindly for your help with this query.

Yours faithfully,

Gigi Lo

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

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[FOI #1093 email]

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

Thank you for your question. In my information request, I am referring to visits by friends / family of the detainee.

Thanks kindly for your help.

Yours sincerely,

Gigi Lo

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 12.5.2022 and our
interim reply to you on 20.5.2022.

Please be informed that detainees at Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution
(“TGCI”) can be visited by relatives and friends once daily.  Each visit
shall not exceed 15 minutes and no more than two visitors, including
infants and children, shall be allowed at one time.  Visitors must be
registered 30 minutes prior to the end of the visiting hours.  For more
information about visits arrangement at TGCI, please refer to the CSD’s
website.

[1]https://www.csd.gov.hk/english/facility/...

Correctional Services Department
HKSAR
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official document. Please notify the sender immediately if you have
received this official document in error.”
 

From:        email CSD/CSD/HKSARG
To:        "Gigi Lo" <[FOI #1093 email]>
Date:        20.05.2022 14:24
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Visits to TGCI

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Dear Correctional Services Department,

Thank you for your question. In my information request, I am referring to
visits by friends / family of the detainee.

Thanks kindly for your help.

Yours sincerely,

Gigi Lo
 
From:        email CSD/CSD/HKSARG
To:        "Gigi Lo" <[FOI #1093 email]>
Date:        18.05.2022 16:27
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Visits to TGCI

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Dear Sir/ Madam,

Your email of 12.5.2022 refers.  

As regards the request specified in your email, we wish to confirm it is
social visits in which you are referring to.  Grateful if we could have
your reply by 20.5.2022 (Fri) for our onward actions, please.

Correctional Services Department
HKSAR
[6]total_caring_c            
[7]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:        "Gigi Lo" <[FOI #1093 email]>
To:        "FOI requests at Correctional Services Department"
<[Correctional Services Department request email]>
Date:        12.05.2022 12:25
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Visits to TGCI

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Dear Correctional Services Department,

I am writing to make an information request regarding visits to
immigration detention facilities. May I know, for detainees at Tai Tam Gap
Correctional Institution,

1) How many visits are allowed for an immigration detainee per week / day?

2) Is there a limit to the length of the visit?

3) Is there a limit to the number of visitors per visit?

4) Is there a limit to the number of visitors per week / per day?

5) Is prior approval and registration required for visits?

Thank you kindly for your help with this query.

Yours faithfully,

Gigi Lo

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