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Notes in articles send-in during reception

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  • Last updated:2019-07-24
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1. Food sent in should not exceed 2 kg; the extra portion will be returned back.

2. Use transparent plastic bag to pack food or article to be sent in and open it up. Sender should substantially fill out sender’s name, age, occupation, ID No, address, relation with inmate and food/article name, amount as well as place to buy it in the “Article Send-In Application Form”; then, the Reception Room will check and send it to inmate if no error is found.

3. To maintain the prison’s security management, daily commodities, except for new inmate that has no time to buy them and thus can be sent in from reception window, should be procured uniformly through the prison.

4. Community not essential to daily life yet with special reason for inmate to have, it should report to the prison and get approval in advance.

5. Articles sent to defendant under reception forbiddance by his/her relative should attach sender’s copy of ID card on both sides, stuck on the back side of “Article Send-In Sheet” with confirmed signature on it.

6. Articles sent in from special or added reception won’t be restricted by one time per day; yet, weight is still restricted not to exceed 2kg.

7. If any illegal event is discovered from the food or articles sent in, the interested parties should take legal liability on it.

8. Food/article sent in should follow the regulations defined below:
    (1) Fruit: skin & seed removed, being cut open; do not send in fruit easy to make wine (grapes, carambolas or plums, etc)

    (2) Food: mainly dishes; contrabands are:

       i. Liquid, alcohol, herbal medicine or stewed food.
      ii. Frozen or uncooked food.
     iii. Powder or instant food.
     iv. Article with hard skin unable to cut open.
      v. Crust-covered or enclosed food.
     vi. Meat from animal under legal protection not to kill.
    (3) Daily commodities: two pieces of towel, two pieces of toothbrush, two pieces of soap, two packs of toilet, two sheets of telephone card, one set of glasses (lenses and frame are both made by plastic material), one bed sheet and one pillowcase.
    (4). Clothing: two pieces of underwear (conforming to the prison-defined standard model and color), two underpants, and two woolen sweaters (low collar, hidden in the uniform or just wear it in ward), two pairs of woolen socks, one pair of gloves and two sweat pants.
    (5). Books: not to hinder prison discipline or inmate’s correction; the amount is restricted to three books per lot sent in.

    (6). Medicine:

        i. Medicine for inmate should base on the one listed in doctor’s prescription; any additional one, if necessary, can be sent in only after reported to and approved by the prison.
       ii. Only inmate’s closest relatives or family members can send medicine in; sender should attach copy of personal ID card in both sides with the medicine.
      iii. Medicine sent in to inmate is limited to the one defined in doctor’s prescription (attached) and prepared by public hospital.
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