Laken MCKAY - 10/07/2019
Under section 21(2) of the Parole Act 2002; and
Under section 18(2) (SRD) of the Parole Act 2002
Laken Sharon McKAY
Hearing: 10 July 2019
at Auckland Prison
Members of the Board:
- Judge J Lovell-Smith (Panel Convenor)
- Mr L Comer
- Mr G Coyle
- Ms L Smith
DECISION OF THE BOARD
- Laken Sharon McKay appears before the Board for consideration of parole in respect of a nine year sentence of imprisonment for unlawful sexual connection with a girl under 12, indecent acts, rape and breach of release conditions. Ms McKay has a statutory release date/sentence end date of 12 September 2019. She was last seen by the Board on 15 March 2019.
- Through her counsel, Ms Smith, Ms McKay accepts the proposed special conditions on release, as set out in the parole assessment report for today.
- Her Principal Corrections Officer confirms that Ms McKay’s current behaviour is good and that she accepts the release conditions. She has a significant time to complete the Drug Treatment Programme while in prison.
- Because her risk is undue, Ms McKay will be released on her statutory release date/sentence end date on special conditions to six months past her statutory release date as follows:
(1) Not to possess, use, or consume alcohol, controlled drugs or psychoactive substances except controlled drugs prescribed for you by a health professional.
(2) To submit to electronic monitoring as directed by a Probation Officer in order to monitor your compliance with any conditions relating to your whereabouts.
(3) To comply with the requirements of electronic monitoring and provide unimpeded access to your approved residence by a Probation Officer and/or representatives of the monitoring company for the purpose of maintaining the electronic monitoring equipment as directed by a Probation Officer.
(4) To obtain the written approval of a Probation Officer before starting or changing your position and/or place of employment (including voluntary and unpaid work). To notify a Probation Officer if you leave your position of employment.
(5) Subject to section 15(5) of the Parole Act 2002, to take any medication prescribed by a health professional in accordance with any directions given by the health professional.
(6) To attend a psychological assessment and attend, participate in and complete any recommended treatment as directed by a Probation Officer.
(7) To attend an alcohol and drug assessment, and attend, participate in and complete any treatment or counselling directed by a Probation Officer.
(8) To attend, participate in and complete any programme/treatment/counselling as directed by a Probation Officer.
(9) To disclose to a Probation Officer, at the earliest opportunity, details of any intimate relationship which commences, resumes, or terminates.
(10) To reside at an address approved in writing by a Probation Officer, and not move from that address unless you have the prior written approval of a Probation Officer.
(11) Not to enter or loiter near any schools, early childhood education centres, parks, library, swimming pools, other recreational facilities, churches or other area specified in writing by a Probation Officer, unless you have the prior written approval of a Probation Officer, or unless an adult approved by a Probation Officer in writing is present.
(12) Not to have contact or otherwise associate, with a person under the age of 16 years, directly or indirectly unless you have the prior written approval of a Probation Officer, or unless you are under the supervision and in the presence of an adult approved in writing by a Probation Officer.
(13) Not to have contact or otherwise associate, with any victim of your offending, [including previous offending] directly or indirectly, unless you have the prior written approval of a Probation Officer.
Please note: you may be required to undergo a drug or alcohol test and or submit to drug or alcohol monitoring.
Judge J Lovell-Smith