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GAMING AND LOTTERIES—continued. | GAOLS, &c.- continued.
Notice of order of sessions to be given, and
copy served on keepers of gaols, &c., iii.
Proviso for classification of, iii. 339.
Provision for classification where gaol and
house of correction together, iii. 339.
Regulation as to confinement of prisoners
for debt, iii. 339.
Persons removed to part of building de-
clared the gaol deemed in custody of
sheriff, iii. 339.
Proviso for sheriff, iii. 339.
Chapel and sick wards common to both, iji.
Justices, &c. may make further regula-
tions for prisons, iii. 340.
In London and Middlesex, iii. 340.
Copies of rules to be put up in prisons, iii.
Rules shall bind sheriffs, except as to ap-
pointment of gaolers, iii. 340.
Powers of sessions to be exercised in Lon.
don by the court of mayor and aldermen
as heretofore, &c., iii. 340.
Copies of proceedings and regulations of
justices, and plans of prisons, to be trans-
mitted to secretary of state, iii. 340.
The 5 & 6 Will. 4, c. 38, iii. 341.
Rules for government of prisons to be ap.
proved only as hereinafter provided, iii.
and approved, iii. 341.
Clerks of peace, &c. to transmit copies of
prison rules to secretary of state, who
may add to or alter them, iii. 341.
Clerks of peace, &c. to lay copies of prison
rules before sessions, iii. 341.
In case clerks of peace, &c. neglect to
transmit rules to secretary of state, he
may certify what rules he may deem ne-
cessary, iï. 342.
Justices, &c. authorized to make rules for
classification and separation of prisoners,
them, iii. 342.
Provision for prisons for which there is no
clerk of peace or chief magistrate, iii. 342.
Gaols, &c., though out of county, to be sub.
ject to jurisdiction of justices, iii. 342.
C. 85, extended to all gaols, except as to Who to repair at common law, iii. 342.
On report or presentment of insufficiency of
gaols, sessions may contract for enlarg-
ing, building, or repairing them, iii. 343.
Sessions may purchase houses, &c. for
building or enlarging prisons, iii. 343.
Insufficient prisons may be presented or
reported as such, iii. 344.
GAOLS, &c.- continued.
GAOLS, &c.—continued. II. Building, altering, and repairing of-con.
III. Expenses of building, altering, ge.-con. Plans of new prison to be approved by se
Sessions may charge county rates, so as the
money borrowed be repaid in fourteen cretary of state, iii. 344.
years, with interest, iii. 349. If three months elapse after plan received
Books to be kept of receipts and paymects, without notice, it may be put in execu.
iii. 319. tion, iii. 344.
Persons appointed in respect thereof nie. When prisons become unfit, two justices (one
glecting duty, üi. 349. a visitor) may order repairs, and shall re
Penalty, iii. 349. port to sessions, iii. 344.
Bodies politic, &c. empowered to sell and How far gaols, though locally situate out of
convey lands, iii. 349. county, &c., deemed part of the county,
Where crown lands necessary, Treasury &c., and subject to jurisdiction of justices
may convey same, iii. 350.
The like as to duchy of Lancaster and
Cornwall, ii. 350. of confinement, classification, &c. of pri
If parties refuse to treat, &c., value of presoners, iï. 315.
mises to be settled by a jury, in. 350. Sick wards, iii. 345.
Notice to be given by quarter sessions of Baths, iii, 345.
taking into consideration refusal of par. Places for exercise, üi. 345.
ties to treat, ii. 350. Sleeping cells, iii. 345.
Jury and proceedings thereon, iii. 350.
Verdict final, iii. 351.
How jury to be summoned and chosen, El
351. Apartments for chaplain, iii. 346.
Fines may be imposed upon sheriff, jary, and Justices may remove site of prisons, upon presentment of state of the old site, iii.
others, for neglect, iii. 351.
Expenses of summoning and maintaining 346. Sale may be made of old sites, iii. 346.
jury and witnesses, how defrayed, iä. 351.
Conveyance to be made on payment of pe. Exception, iü. 346.
chase-money, iii. 352. Conveyance, ii. 316.
Effect of such conveyance, iii. 352. Where courts of justice attached to prisons,
Application of compensation when erceed. they may be altered, &c., iii. 346.
ing 2001., iii. 352. Proceedings by justices who shall consider
Application when compensation is less than any gaol, &c. unnecessary, ii. 346.
2001., but not less than 20!., jä. 353. Contracts for sale of gaols, &c. entered into
Application where money less than 201., IL. before this act may be confirmed by jus.
In case of not making out titles, purchase.
money to be paid into the Bank in dane tees, &c. to purchaser, which shall give a
of accountant-gen, in Chancery, i. 123. valid title, iii. 347.
Court may make order in respect thereot 20 Application of purchase-money, iji. 347.
motion or petition, iii. 354. When property is not vested in trustees,
Upon question touching title to monet på 1
into Bank, person having been in pedics justices may order clerk of the peace to
sion of premises deemed entitled to the convey such property to purchaser, iii. 347.
money until contrary shewn to the Court
of Chancery, iii. 354.
Court of Chancery may order reasonate
expenses of purchasers to be paid. Til 31. III. Expenses of building and repairing, &-c.,
Expenses of execution of act charged upon how defrayed.
county rates, iii. 355.
Proviso as to liability of cities, as to descripOn application of sessions, commissioners
tion of prisoners, and contribution towards may advance money for building or re
expenses, iii. 355. pairing gaols, &c., ill. 348.
Regulating notices when commonable Low Justices to make rates for repayment, and
are required for a prison, ji. 355. assign the rates as a security, iii. 348.
Notices to be delivered to occupier, the Money advanced to be repaid in twenty
be deemed person interested, ill. 330. years, iii. 348.
Justices enabled to borrow money on mort When amount of estimate for building, &c.
gage of rate, to pay off securities, II. JJO. exceeds one-half of the annual county
The 6 Geo. 4, c. 40, iii. 356. rate, such county rate may be mort.
Justices empowered to borrow on mortgate gaged, iii. 348.
of county rates, to pay off auf mortgage Such security transferable, iii. 349.
under recited act, iii. 357.
V. In Counties divided into Ridings, &c.—con.
Sheriff to give notice in the London Gazette,
&c. of the holding such court, iii. 361.
Chairman and clerk to be appointed, iii. 362.
Power and duty of such court, iii. 362.
Continuance in office by clerk of gaol ses-
sions, iii. 362.
Notice of holding gaol sessions in the news.
papers, iii. 362.
Place for holding sessions for the county
gaol, iii. 362.
To account upon oath, iii. 362.
Court to appoint salaries, iii. 362.
Proportions of county rates to be paid by
each division, iii. 362.
In case of dispute as to proportions, same
to be settled by arbitrators appointed by
the justices or one justice of assize on cir-
cuit, ii. 363.
order, iii. 363.
8. 8, iii. 363.
One arbitrator competent, iii. 363.
Order for money to be transmitted to trea.
surers of the several divisions, iii. 363.
Rates may be mortgaged for raising the
money, üi. 364.
Rates on each division to be charged in
same manner as rates on counties by re-
cited act, iii. 364.
Reports under 4 Geo. 4, c. 64, s. 23, laid
before gaol sessions, iii. 364.
court of gaol sessions to secretary of state,
Returns from keeper of prisons to be deli.
vered to clerk of gaol sessions, iii. 364.
&c. to be made, iii. 364.
within each riding or division, iii. 365.
VI. To what Gaols Prisoners are to be com-
mitted, and Reception of them.
Justice empowered to commit offenders to
any house of correction near the place
where they are to be tried, iii. 365.
How persons convicted of offences for which
they are liable to death, &c. shall be dis-
posed of, iii. 365.
Punishment of death to be executed by she-
riff, iii. 365,
Powers of keepers of houses of correction
enlarged, iii. 365.
Liability of gaoler for receiving person ille-
gally taken, iii. 365.
of correction only, iii. 365.
correction of the county, where person
apprehended in district, &c., iii. 366.
for any such district, &c., iii. 366.
GAOLS, &c.- continued.
another class till he receives directions of
visiting justice, iii. 372.
where whole number of wards, &c. is not
required, iii. 372.
Regulations herein mentioned may be dis-
pensed in Welsh counties, iii. 373.
Proviso respecting prisoners for breachd
revenue laws, üi. 373.
To prevent solitary confinement, ii. 373.
Where gaol and house of correction contie
guous, chapel and infirmary may be co-
mon, iii. 374.
Separate confinement not to be deemed to
litary confinement, and regulations re-
specting, iii. 374.
Further regulations as to different classes of
prisoners, üi. 374.
Certain parts of recited act repealed, ii.
Regulations respecting debtors and personi
convicted of misdemeanours, ii. 375.
(3). Food, Clothing, f*c.
Food and clothing, üi. 375.
(4). Employment, Labour, &c.
Employment, labour, &c., ii. 375.
In what cases persons committed for trial
may be employed, iii. 375.
Proviso as to prisoners working together,
Two visiting justices may order prisoners to
be employed, iii. 376.
Prisoners able to earn, not to have suppers
from the county, iii. 376.
Account of work done kept by keeper, iii. 376.
No prisoner to be employed without bis
consent, nor on tread-wheel before cua-
viction, iii. 376.
food without work, iii. 376.
may be removed to house of correction, IL
Time of imprisonment to be deemed part of
term, iii. 379.
Repeal of part of 4 Geo. 4, c. 64, as to cor-
victs employed in gaol. iii. 379.
No officer to have profit by their work, if.
those chosen by the chaplain, &c., iii. 371. Offenders against whom sentence of deaths
recorded may be kept to hard labour, El.
(5). Prisoners not to be Jurors on Inquets.
No prisoner to sit on an inquest, iii. 380.
| GAOLS, &c.--continued. II. Rules to be observed in Gaols, &c.—con. | VII. Rules to be observed in Gaols, &c.—con. Conveying disguises, &c. into prisons to as (10). Benefactions, &c. to Prisoners. sist escape, or assisting to escape, trans
How bequests and benefactions may be apportation, iii. 380.
plied, iii. 385. Method of trial and conviction of offenders
Jurisdiction of chief justices and others to making escape, rescue, &c., iii. 380.
examine into gifts for prisoners in Lon. (©). Prisoners disobeying Rules, and other.
don, Middlesex, and Surrey, and other wise refractory.
counties, &c., iii. 385. Power of keeper to inquire into and punish
Jurisdiction of commissioners for charitable certain offences, iii. 381.
uses, iii. 385. Punishment of refractory prisoners by visit.
Lists of gifts registered, and hung up in ing justices, &c., iii. 381.
gaols, iii. 385. Irons, iii. 381.
Prisoners may inspect same, iii. 385. (8). Removal of Prisoners, in certain Cases. VIII. Introducing, &c. of Spirits and other Quarter sessions may remove prisoners in
forbidden Articles into Gaols, &c. case of want of repair of prison, or of con Carrying spirituous liquors into prisons, iii. tagious disease, and back again when the
385. cause is removed, iii. 381.
Punishment unless penalty paid, iii. 385. In case of county gaols, notice to be given Search warrant, iii. 386. to sheriff, who shall remove such pri.
Gaoler permitting sale of spirits, iii. 386. soners, iii, 381.
Penalty 201., iii. 386. New gaol or prison previously otherwise No license for retailing spirits within gaols, used, may be declared the county gaol,
&c., iii. 386. ji, 382.
How far only spirits may be used there, iii. Where immediate removal of prisoners ne.
386. cessary, visiting justices to order same,
First offence, iij. 386. iii. 382.
Second offence, iii. 386. Such order laid before sessions, iii. 382.
Justices, upon information of the said of. Proviso for removals of prisoners from
fences, may enter and empower constacounty gaols, iii. 382.
ble to seize, &c., iii. 386. When only to be removed, ii. 382.
Persons attempting to introduce forbidden His Majesty may order prisoners to be re.
articles may be apprehended, iii. 386. moved from one prison to another, iii. 382. Punishment for such offence, iii. 386. False imprisonment in gaoler to remove a IX. Visiting Justices, &c. prisoner out of jurisdiction without war
Visiting justices to be appointed by sessions, rant, iii. 382.
iii. 387. Removal of prisoner under sentence of death,
Their duties, iii. 387. iii. 383.
Visitors may recommend offenders to ses. (9). Discharge of Prisoners, and Allowance,
sions for good conduct, iii. 387. &c. on.
Allowance to such offenders on their disThe 4 Geo. 4, c. 64, iii. 383.
charge, iii. 387. Visitors may recommend offenders to ses.
Any justice may visit the prison, and report sions on account of good conduct, ii. 383.
abuses to sessions, iii. 387. Allowance to such offenders on their dis
Proceedings thereon, iii. 387. charge, iii. 383.
Power of justices as to intercourse with pri. Supplying to prisoners discharged the means
soners committed to close confinement, of returning to their home, &c., iii. 383.
iii. 388. Discharged prisoners to be afforded means X. Sheriff, County Treasurer, Clerk of the of returning to their place of settlement,
Peace. üii. 383.
Officers to perform certain duties in districts Engraved or printed forms of passes to be
where sheriff or county treasurer has no provided for use of visiting justices, iii.
jurisdiction, iii. 388. 384, Allowance to travelling prisoners, iii. 384.
Power to appoint inspectors, iii. 388. Overseers of poor to pay allowance to pri
Penalty on obstructing inspectors, iii. 389. soners on producing pass, iii. 384.
A justice may summon offenders on comCounty treasurer to repay overseer money advanced, üi. 384.
plaint being made, iii. 389. Discharged prisoner to deliver his pass at
Secretary of state may visit or authorize any last place of receiving allowance, iii. 384.
person to visit prisons, iii. 389. Where imprisonment expires on Sunday, XII. Chaplains.
prisoner to be discharged on Saturday, iii. Quarter sessions may appoint a chaplain to 384.
each prison, iii. 389.