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243.53 CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS; OCCUPANCY LIMITS OF CELLS.

Subdivision 1.Separate cells.

(a) When there are sufficient cells available, each inmate shall be confined in a separate cell. Each inmate shall be confined in a separate cell in institutions classified by the commissioner as custody level five institutions.

(b) Correctional institutions classified by the commissioner as custody level one, two, three, or four institutions must permit multiple occupancy, except segregation units, to the greatest extent possible not to exceed the limits of facility infrastructure and programming space.

Subd. 2.

[Repealed, 1997 c 238 s 6]