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As a prisoner you have special rights and there are rules about how you can be treated.

These pages will help you sort out problems you might have when you are in prison and tell you what your rights are.

Information for prisoners and their families

Information on practical arrangements to make before going into and leaving prison, communication and other organisations offering advice.

Release from prison

Information about the rules governing release from prison and the granting of parole according to the type and length of sentence being served.