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Title: Prison Act CH
Category: Ministry of Justice(法務部)
Chapter 7 Provisions and Supplies
Article 46
To protect the physical health of inmates, prisons shall provide food, necessary clothes, bedding, goods, and other utensils.
An inmate may request the prison to provide proper food and drink due to religious beliefs or other factors.
Article 47
The food, clothing, and necessary items for children of inmates brought into prison or born in prison must be prepared by inmates; where an inmate is unable to provide such necessities, they may be prepared by the prison.
Article 48
Inmates are not allowed to consume alcoholic drinks or chew betel nuts.
A prison may allow inmates to smoke cigarettes at a designated place during designated time, and should educate and publicize the hazards of smoking to inmates, and provide suitable incentives for inmates to quit smoking.
Regulations governing the qualifications of inmate, time, place, facility, and quantity for smoking, tobacco hazard prevention education and campaign, smoking cessation programs, and incentives mentioned in the preceding paragraph, and other requirements shall be prescribed by the Ministry of Justice.