Welcome to Correctional Services

Correctional Service - Contributing to a Just, Safe and Secure Papua New Guinea.







Vision

A Leader in Detainee Management and Transformation - Contributing to a Just, Safe and Secure Papua New Guinea.







Mission

The mission of the Papua New Guinea Correctional Service is to enhance the safety and security of society through secure, humane containment and facilitating the rehabilitation of convicted detainees in partnership with stakeholders in fulfilment of CS mandate and to achieve PNG Vision 2050.







Core Purposes

Specifically, the Papua New Guinea Correctional Service shall provide the mechanisms, facilities, and services for carrying out the orders of the judiciary in relation to community members who have been charged with or convicted for breaking the laws of Papua New Guinea.







Core Activities

SECURE AND HUMANE CONTAINMENT To provide adequate and appropriate facilities and resources for the secure and humane containment of offenders who are sentenced to terms of imprisonment, and those who are remanded in custody by the courts.

Acts & Publications

PRISON CHARTER

Prison Charter - Survey Report 2018

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CS ACT 1995

Correctional Service Act 1995

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CS STRATEGIC PLAN II 2019 - 2022

CS Strategic Plan II 2019-2022

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CS STRATEGIC PLAN 2011-2020

PNG CS Strategic Plan 2011-2020

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CS ANNUAL PLAN 2019

AP 2019 - Pages 1-23

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PRESS RELEASE

MINISTER NANGOI OFFICIALLY WELCOMED TO PNG CORRECTIONAL SERVICE.

    The Acting Commissioner of PNG Correctional Service, Stephen POKANIS OBE, DCS hosted a parade at Bomana Correctional facility..... Read More



NEW CS MINISTER APPOINTED

    Hon. Chris Yer Nangoi, MP has been appointed as the new Correctional Service Minister taking over from former CS Minister Hon. Roy Biyama, MP...... Read More




ACTING COMMISSIONER CHALLENGED

    Correctional Service Minister Hon. Roy Biyama issues a challenge to Acting Commissioner Stephen Pokanis to assume strong command and control, maintain...... Read More

FAQ

21 Correctional Institutions.

1 Correctional Institutions. Two are currently temporarily closed which are Hawa Correctional Institution in Hela Province and Daru Correctional Institutions in Western Province.

There are currently a total of 4,616 convicted detainees spread across all Correctional Institutions.
The current staff strength spread across the 21 Correctional Institutions is about 1,449 active members.
Yes, relatives and friends of prisoners are allowed to visit them in prison under Section 72 of the CS Act No:6 of 1995 (Amended).
Yes, prisoners are allowed to have legal representation whilst in prison according to the CS Act No:6 of 1995 (Amended) and under Section 37 of the PNG National Constitution