Prison Service Instructions (PSIs)
There are a number of rules, regulations and guidelines by which prisons are run. These are outlined in Prison Service Instructions (PSIs) and Prison Service Orders (PSOs).
From 1 August 2009, all Prison Service operating instructions are published as PSIs. They have a fixed expiry date. Prior to 1 August 2009, PSIs were issued to convey short term instructions or amendments to PSOs and had a maximum validity of 12 months.
PSI Numerical Index 1997 - 2009 (PDF 0.55mb)
PSI and AI Numerical List 2009 onwards (PDF 0.23mb)
Subject Index (PDF 0.13mb)
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