Prisons Act 2007

10.

Reports to Minister.

10.— (1) The Minister shall appoint one of his or her officers to monitor the performance by a contractor of his or her functions under an agreement.

(2) A person appointed under this section shall, not later than 31 March in each year, prepare and submit a report to the Minister on the performance by a contractor of his or her functions under an agreement in respect of the year immediately preceding the year in which the report is so prepared and submitted.

(3) A person appointed under this section may, for the purposes of performing his or her functions under this section—

(a) at all reasonable times enter the principal office in the State of a contractor or any premises at which he or she carries on business in the State, and

(b) inspect and take copies of any books, records, other documents (including documents stored in non-legible form) or extracts therefrom which he or she finds in the course of his or her inspection.