(1) There shall be established for each region a Regional Prisons Committee which shall consist of-
(a) the Minister of State appointed for the region, who shall be chairman;
(b) the most senior member of the Prisons Service in the region;
(c) a representative of the Attorney-General;
(d) a lawyer practising in the region nominated by the Ghana Bar Association;
(e) the Regional Director of Health Services;
(f) a medical practitioner in the region nominated by the Ghana Medical Association;
(g) the Regional Director of Social Welfare;
(h) a representative of the Regional House of Chiefs;
(i) representatives of such religious bodies as the Regional Minister may deem fit to appoint.
(2) A Regional Prisons Committee shall advise the Prisons Service Council and the Director-General of the Prisons Service on any matter relating to the administration of prisons and of the Prisons Service in the region.