LEGISLATIVE CORRECTIONS OMBUDSMAN (EXCERPT)
Act 46 of 1975
4.355 Access to information, records, and documents; inspection of premises; informal hearings; appearance; evidence.
(1) Upon request and without the requirement of any release, the ombudsman shall be given access to all information, records, and documents in the possession of the department which the ombudsman deems necessary in an investigation, including, but not limited to, prisoner medical health records, prisoner mental health records, and prisoner mortality and morbidity records.
(2) Upon request and without notice, the ombudsman shall be granted entrance to inspect at any time any premises under the control of the department.
(3) The ombudsman may hold informal hearings and may request that any person appear before the ombudsman, or at a hearing, and give testimony or produce documentary or other evidence which the ombudsman deems relevant to a matter under investigation.
History: 1975, Act 46, Imd. Eff. May 16, 1975
Am. 2010, Act 287, Imd. Eff. Dec. 16, 2010
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