LegCo Panel on Security visits Pak Sha Wan Correctional Institution

Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:

     The Legislative Council (LegCo) Panel on Security conducted a visit to Pak Sha Wan Correctional Institution (PSWCI) under the Hong Kong Correctional Services Department (CSD) today (April 10) to better understand its operations.

     Members first received a briefing on CSD and PSWCI, and noted that PSWCI is a medium-security institution for adult male persons in custody (PICs). Accompanied by the representatives of CSD, Members then visited the gymnasium, kitchen, dining hall facilities, dormitory facilities and the Centre Hospital in PSWCI to get to know the daily life of PICs and their needs. Members also observed PICs working in the sign making workshop and receiving training in the vocational training facilities.

     Members who participated in the visit were the Chairman of the Panel, Mr Chan Hak-kan, Panel members Mr Yiu Si-wing, Mr Kwok Wai-keung, Dr Fernando Cheung, Dr Elizabeth Quat, Mr Poon Siu-ping, Mr Shiu Ka-chun, Ms Yung Hoi-yan and Dr Cheng Chung-tai.

Published on: 2018-04-10

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