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Py20-21 CJ Meeting #5
1.Discussion with the Minister of Justice regarding Immigration:
- Immigration Border and Protection
- Border Protection Project
- Residence Permit Guidelines (IS/448/2020-2021 dated February 25, 2021)
2.Update on the status of the prison
-Update on guard capacity
-Update on the maximum amount of inmates allowed by law (IS/403/2020-2021 dated February 15, 2021)
This meeting was requested by MP O.E.C. Ottley