—(1) The commandant of a disciplinary barrack may issue an order in writing for the physical restraint of a person serving detention in the disciplinary barrack to prevent such person from inflicting injuries to himself or another person, damaging property, creating any disturbance or escaping.
(2) Physical restraint shall not be ordered for the purpose of punishing a person serving detention.
(3) A person serving detention shall not be handcuffed to any object.
(4) Persons serving detention may be handcuffed to one another when they are moving from one place to another.
(6) The period during which a person serving detention may be physically restrained under this regulation shall not exceed 12 hours, except that the Director of Manpower may order that the physical restraint shall continue for a period not exceeding 24 hours.
(7) Physical restraint shall only be applied under this regulation by means of handcuffs of the figure of 8 and of a swivel or curb chain type not exceeding 567 grammes in weight.
(8) The commandant of a disciplinary barrack may, when the handcuffs referred to in paragraph (7) cannot effectively secure a person serving detention in the disciplinary barrack, order any other means or manner of restraint with the approval of and subject to such conditions as may be laid down by a medical officer in Part II of Form 2 set out in the First Schedule.
(9) Physical restraint may be applied to a person serving detention before the issue of an order under paragraph (1) only in a case of extreme urgency where an order in writing cannot be obtained.
(10) The commandant shall in a case referred to in paragraph (9) issue forthwith an order in writing.