Transfer of prisoners from one prison to another shall be conducted on various grounds as follows:


(1)  When imprisonment term imposed to a prisoner exceeds that of the prison responsibility

(2) For the purpose of safe security

(3)  For prisoner’s benefits regarding vocational training

(4)  To receive specific rehabilitation program (e.g. for drug related prisoners)

(5)  To minimize prison overcrowding

(6)  To ease access to further court trials

(7)  To transfer prisoner to a prison in his/her residential area

(8)  To receive medical treatment

(9)  To transfer between the Department of Corrections’ facility and a military confinement under the agreement between the two agencies.

(10) To transfer to the confinement of other authorities