<html> <head> <title>Rule 17:50:10:04 Incoming mail from court, attorney, governmental officials and agencies, or department.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 17:50:10:04"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 17:50:10:04 Incoming mail from court, attorney, governmental officials and agencies, or department."> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Office HTML Filter 2.0"> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 10"> <style> <!-- --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US> <div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>17:50:10:04.</b><b>Incoming mail from court, attorney, governmental officials and agencies, or department.</b> Incoming mail from the court, an attorney, the secretary of the South Dakota Department of Corrections, the Governor, or legal services must be opened in the presence of the inmate recipient and not read; however, department officials may take steps to determine the genuineness of the addressor as represented on any envelope. The envelope must be clearly marked &quot;privileged.&quot;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> SL 1975, ch 16, 1; transferred from 67:50:08:29, July 1, 1977; 5 SDR 51, 5 SDR 53, effective January 4, 1979; 24 SDR 44, effective October 14, 1997.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=1-15-20">1-15-20.</A></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=1-15-20">1-15-20</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=24-2-1">24-2-1.</A></p> </div> </body> </html>