If the superintendent/warden or designee decides that an inmate should be prohibited from sending or receiving any personal mail, the inmate should be notified in writing within 24 hours of the reason for censorship. The inmate shall be afforded the opportunity to appeal the decision in writing, within seven days, directly to the Director of the Division of Prisons.  The Director of Prisons or designee shall have the authority to reverse the prior decision if it is believed there is insufficient cause for the prohibition.  The Director must take action on the appeal in seven days from the time the inmate's appeal is received.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 148-11;

Eff. November 1, 1991;

Transferred from 05 NCAC 02D .0308 Eff. June 1, 2013.