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.