Policy Bulletin

Policy Bulletin 546

Why was the policy created?

New Guidelines 750-1 have been created to formalize the administration of inmate religious accommodations, which include responsibilities as well as procedures for various elements.

How was it developed?

These Guidelines were developed by the Chaplaincy Section of the Reintegration Services Division in consultation with the Interfaith Committee and the Policy Sector.


Roles and responsibilities are detailed in the policy document.

Who will be affected by the policy?

All staff, contractors and volunteers involved in the administration of inmate religious accommodations.

Other impacts?

Not applicable.

For more information

To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit the Canada Gazette and Consulting with Canadians websites.