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Muslim prisoners classified as "extreme high-risk restricted" will be allowed to purchase Halal meat again after the Baird government relaxed a ban imposed on them receiving money from family.

Tough restrictions on 13 prisoners accused or convicted of terrorism offences were introduced by former attorney-general Brad Hazzard during the March election campaign, including forcing them to speak English during visits.

Weekly allowances to the prisoners were also cut from $100 to $13, preventing them from buying Halal-prepared meat, which cost $32 a week. Only "religious friendly" vegetarian dishes were provided by Corrective Services.


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