S-40.1, r. 1 - Regulation under the Act respecting the Québec correctional system

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2. The facility director may exercise the following powers:
(1)  conduct an investigation or have an investigation conducted, in particular in the case of death, attempted escape, assault or injury sustained by a personnel member or an inmate, or trade of goods, and report on the investigation to the Associate Deputy Minister of correctional services;
(2)  interrupt or have the telephone conversation of an inmate interrupted if the facility director has reasonable grounds to believe that the inmate is committing an offence against a statute, is harassing a person or is making or receiving threats;
(3)  authorize the giving or exchange of items among inmates;
(4)  prepare and distribute a list of what constitutes authorized and unauthorized items and contraband within the facility;
(5)  provide for the seizure of unauthorized items and contraband seized following searches in the correctional facility; and
(6)  authorize the detention of a person without a warrant of committal in accordance with the Criminal Code (R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46) at the request of a peace officer.
O.C. 5-2007, s. 2.