Durban, Kwazulu-Natal Province

Westville Prison

Status

Last documented use

2018

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Immigration Service

Management: Department of Correctional Services (Governmental)

Detains: Prison

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
19
No Data
No Data
South Africa

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2018)

Not Available

Detained asylum seekers (2017)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2018

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2009
National typology

Name Prison

2018
Center Status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2009
Management

Name Department of Correctional Services

Type Governmental

2009
Custodial Authorities

Agency Immigration Service

Ministry Home Affairs

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2009

STATISTICS & DATA

Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2009

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2009
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 19

2007

CONDITIONS & REGIME

External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2009
Specially Trained

Trained Personnel No

2018
Legal Segregation

Legal Segregation No

2018