A request to review the decision can be made by the applicant / mother to the Chief Executive using the Complaint process. The review request needs to be made within 14 days of the original decision after the woman has been informed in writing.
The Chief Executive must reconsider the decision against the relevant criteria set out in [section 81A of the Corrections Act 2004] but is not required to repeat the steps set out in [section 81A (4) of the Corrections Act 2004].
The prison director (or delegate) must inform the senior advisor to regional commissioner within 1 working day of receiving the request.
The senior advisor to regional commissioner must see the woman within 7 working days.
The decision is not suspended while it is being considered.
The Chief Executive may do the following:
Affirm the decision
Amend the decision
Rescind the decision and substitute with a different decision.