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PONDICHERRY PRISON RULES, 1969

CONTENTS

CHAPTER - I

Rules

1. Short title, extent and commencement.
2. Definition.

CHAPTER - II

CENTRAL PRISON AND PRISONERS TO BE CONFINED

3. Central prisons.
4. Classes of prisoners to be confined in the Central Prison.

CHAPTER - III

STATE ADVISORY BOARD FOR CORRECTIONAL ADMINISTRATION

5. Setting up of State Advisory Board and its objectives.
6. Constitution of the State Advisory Board.
7. Meeting of the board.
8. Ex-officio visitors.
9. Appointment of non-official visitors.
10. Period of appointment.
11. Constitution of the Board of Visitors.
12. Chairman of the Board of Visitors and his duties.
13. Time of visits.
14. Vacation of office.
15. Powers and duties of the visitors.
16. Visit to female yard.
17. Lady visitors.
18. Record of inspection.
19. Prohibition of removal of the visitors book from the Jail.
20. Disposal of complaints to visitors by prisoners.
21. Action on groundless complaint.
22. Disposal of the visitor’s remarks record.
23. Other visitors.
24. Admission of Police Officers to the Jail.
25. Interrogation of prisoners by the Police.
26. Permission for enquiry and examining prisoners.
27. Grant of pass to the Police to visit the Jail.
28. Escort to accompany visitors.
29. Admission to the Jail of others except the Officers specified.

CHAPTER IV

INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF PRISONS

30. Statutory authority of the Inspector General
31. Financial and other powers
32. Power to sanction expenditure
33. Power to sanction rewards
34. Power to sanction institution of Civil Suits
35. Inspection of Jails
36. Transfer of Prisoners
37. Review of Disciplinary Action
38. Order to be obeyed
39. Transfer of Subordinates

CHAPTER V

THE SUPERINTENDENT

40. Appointment of the Superintendent of Jail
41. Alternative arrangements during the absence of the Superintendent
42. General duties of the Superintendent of Jail
43. Head of Office
44. Financial and other powers
45. Annual Administration Report
46. Budget
47. Control of expenditure
48. Procedure regarding civil suits
49. Inspection of staff
50. Inspection of sub-jails
51. Maintenance of Journa
52. Maintenance of records
53. Daily visit of Jail
54. Weekly inspection of prisoners
55. Report of important occurrences
56. Intimation of serious illness or death of a Prisoner
57. Medium of communication
58. Presence at inspections
59. Jail business to be transacted on Jail Premises

CHAPTER – VI

THE MEDICAL OFFICER

60. Appointment of Medical Officers
61. Control of Medical Officer
62. Channel of communication
63. Daily visit to Jail
64. Duties generally stated
65. Attendance of weekly inspection
66. Attendance on Jail Officers
67. Maintenance of Journal
68. Submission of returns
69. Maintenance of Registers
70. Residential quarters of the Medical Officer
71. Terms of appointment
72. Duties further defined
73. Local allowance to the compounder
74. Residential quarters of the compounder
75. Term of service of the compounder
76. Duties of the compounder
77. Inspection of Jail Medical Administration

CHAPTER - VII

THE JAILER

78. General duties of Jailer
79. Maintenance of discipline
80. Jailer to be present in absence of Assistant Jailer
81. Daily inspection
82. Attention of person of prisoners
83. Search of prisoners
84. Labour of prisoners
85. Supply of food
86. Supervision of guard
87. Enforcement of terms of warrants
88. Check of warrants and property
89. Supervision of Jail Office
90. Maintenance of report book
91. Superintendent to peruse report book
92. Execution of Medical Officer’s orders
93. Holiday to the Jailer

CHAPTER – VIII

ASSISTANT JAILER

94. The general duty of the Assistant Jailer
95. Assistant Jailer to officiate for Jailer
96. Inspection of guard
97. Joint responsibilities with the Jailer
98. Delegations of Jailers duties to Assistant Jailer
99. Executive work and drill
100. Duties of Assistant Jailer in absence

CHAPTER - IX

WELFARE OFFICER

101. Appointment of Welfare Officers
102. Functions of a Welfare Officer
103. Special training

CHAPTER - X

THE GATE KEEPER

104. Nomination of Gate-Keeper
105. Gate-keeper to be duty
106. Relief and record
107. Persons allowed to enter and leave the Jail
108. Power to search such persons
109. General duties of Gate-keeper
110. Record of persons and things entering and leaving Jail
111. Particulars of record
112. Convict to assist Gate-keeper
113. Gate-keeper responsible for condition of main gate
114. Working of double gate system
115. Method of passing prisoners into or out of Jail
116. Gate register to be submitted to Jailer
117. Powers to detain persons committing offence
118. Delivery of keys at loc-up
119. Keys to be kept in bunch
120. Bright light at night
121. Articles to be kept between gates

CHAPTER XI

SUBORDINATE OFFICER GENERALLY

122. Division of staff into two parts
123. Constitution of the upper subordinate establishment
124. Liability to serve in any Jai
125. Training in drill and musketry
126. Supply of vegetables from Jail garden to subordinate establishment
127. Knowledge of rules
128. Duties towards Superior Officers
129. Note to be absent without permission
130. Dress and personal appearances
131. No officer to smoke or drink in the Jail
132. None to receive visitors
133. Conditions as to residence
134. Prohibition against quarrelling
135. Officers to prevent escape and introduction of prohibited articles
136. Prohibition against visiting prisoners.
137. Responsibility of warder for charge of gang
138. Duties of officer in charge of gang
139. Care of keys
140. Care of Government property
141. Officers to instruct their successors
142. Prisoners to be treated with good temper
143. Prohibition against punishing or abusing prisoners
144. Prisoner not to be struck
145. Immediate report of misconduct to be made
146. Familiarity with prisoners forbidden
147. Officer not to have dealings with prisoners or their friends
148. Or to receive prisoners property
149. Intercourse with discharged prisoners forbidden
150. Officers not to be interested in Jail Contract
151. Officers not to engage in trade
152. Keeping of farm stock or cattle
153. Superintendent to decide when prosecution should be instituted
154. Offences to be dealt with judicially
155. Acquitted officers to be reinstated
156. Offences ordinarily punishable by dismissal
157. Procedure prior to inflicting punishment
158. Officer to quit the Jail on termination of appointment
159. Caution to officers under suspensions
160. Re-employment of dismissed officers
161. Prohibition against employment of convict person

CHAPTER XII

THE WARDER ESTABLISHMENT.

162. Classification of warders
163. Government to fix permanent strength
164. Power to sanction temporary addition
165. Sanction of temporary establishment
166. Division of Warder Establishment
167. Duties of the Chief Head Warder
168. Duties of the Reserve Head Warder
169. Joint responsibilities of Chief Head Warder and Reserve Head Warder
170. Assignment of additional duties
171. Definition of warder
172. Assignment of duty to warders
174. Duty of warders on relief
175. Duty of warders in chare of work-shed
176. Duties of warder guard
177. Classes of warder guards day duties
178. Combination of night duty with day duty
179. Duties assigned not to be frequently changed
180. Posting sentries out side the Jail
181. Supervision and relief of sentries
182. Guarding of Jail at night
183. Formation of night guards
184. Duty of the night guards
185. Appointment of Patrolling Officer
186. Duty of the Patrolling Officer
187. Duty to disclose relations with prisoners
188. Guarding of main gate
189. Armed Reserve Guard
190. Salute
191. Condition for the award of good conduct stripes
192. Award of good conduct allowance
193. Loss of good conduct stripes
194. Future award of good conduct stripes
195. Withdrawal of good conduct allowance
196. Treatment of good conduct allowance
197. Wearing Stripes
198. Recording in service book

CHAPTER XIII.

SECURITY DEPOSIT.

199. Security to be furnished by the Executive Officers
200. Security to be furnished by the Ministerial Staff
201. Security to be furnished by technical officials
202. Collection of security deposit
203. Record of deduction from salary
204. Annual count and check of securities
205. Execution of security bond
206. Duties of officer-in-charge of stores

CHAPTER XIV

UNIFORM

207. Uniform of the Superintendent
208. Uniforms to be worn on duty
209. Uniform of Jailers and Assistant Jailers
210. Uniform of Chief Head Warder, Gate-Keeper,
       Ordinary Sub Jail Jailers and reserve Head Warder
211. Uniform of Head Warders and Warders
212. Uniform of the female warders
213. Supply of articles of uniform
214. Amount of cloth allowed for stitching garments
215 Supply of extra suits
216. Responsibility for uniform supplied by Government
217. Articles of clothing to be returned and retained
218. Return of kits in certain cases
219. Surrender of uniform
220. Destroy of uniform in certain cases
221. Surrender of uniform of Jail Officer quitting station
222. Condemnation of articles by Superintendent
223. Sales of condemned and unserviceable articles
224. Arms to be carried on duty
225. Jail Officers to be smartly dressed
226. Uniform to be looked upon as badge of service

CHAPTER XV

DIVISION CLASSIFICATION AND SEPARATION OF PRISONERS

227. Definition
228. Division of Prisoners
229. Definition of Habitual Criminals
230. Classification of convicts as habitual criminals
231. Duty of Superintendent in regard to classification
232. Separation of habitual
233. Distinction between a habitual and a reconvicted convict
234. Superintendent to discover and report
       previous convictions of under trials
235. Classification of casual offenders
236. Separation of convicts
237. Occupation of vacant cells
238. Procedure when separation by day is not feasible

CHAPTER XVI

ADMISSION OF PRISONERS

239. Time of admission
240. Proper warrant to accompany prisoner
241. Separate warrant for every prisoner
242. Examination of warrant
243. Classification of warrant as irregular and illegal
244. Irregular warrants
245. Illegal warrants
246. Procedure if warrants are irregular and illegal
247. Identification of prisoners
248. Acknowledgment of prisoner and their property
249. Search of prisoners on admission
250. Removal of articles from prisoners
251. Prisoners to wash themselves and their
       clothing on admission to jail
252 Entry in admission register
253. Register and serial number of prisoner
254. Noting of register number
255. Use of register number
256. Provisions and contents of history tickets
257. Production before Superintendent and Medical Officer
258. Superintendent to check entries
259. Arrangement and custody of warrants
260. Medical Officer to examine and weigh prisoners on admission
261. And to certify appropriate class of labour
262. Maintenance and custody of history ticket,
       medical sheets and weighment chart
263. Tickets to be worn by convicts
264. Particulars to be stamped on the ticket
265. Prisoners to be instructed in jail rules

CHAPTER XVII

EXECUTION OF SENTENCES

266. Method of calculating concurrent and consecutive sentences
267. Various methods of calculating the date of release
268. Suspension. – Appeal
269. Modification of sentences
270. Fine. – Sentences in default of payment of fine
271. Combination of sentences under Criminal
       Procedure Code and Indian Penal Code
272. Sentences awarded under Prisons Act
274. Bail
275. Out-period and re-admission
276. Re- calculation of date of release
       (out periods and readmission )
277. Reckoning remission earned for the purpose
       of calculating the date of release

CHAPTER XVIII

REVIEW OF SENTENCE

278. Constitution of the Advisory Board.
       – The Advisory Board shall consist of
279. Secretary of the Board
280. Appointment of non- official members
281. Term of office of the non-official members
282. Re-appointment of non-official members
283. Functions of the Board
284. Cases eligible for consideration by the Board
285. Cases of ex-Military prisoners
286. Eligibility under oil-age scheme
287. Eligibility of infirm and decrepit prisoners
288. Eligibility of recovered criminal lunatics
289. Other cases to be reviewed by the Board
290. Period of meeting and quorum
291. Presiding officer in the absence of the Chairman
292. Nominees of official members in their absence
293. Non-eligibility
294. Reckoning of sentence for the purpose of calculating
       the date of eligibility
295. Maintenance of records for determining the date of eligibility
296. Duties of the Superintendent of Jail)
       Secretary of the Advisory Board
297. Instruction regarding reports
298. Places from where information’s and
       particulars are to be gathered for the reports
299. Reasons to be recorded for not recommending premature release
300. Submission of report to the Chairman of the Board
301. Document to be submitted
302. Consideration and recommendation by the Board
303. Fresh opinion to be obtained
304. Release
305. Bond to be executed by prisoner granted conditional release
306. Supervising of prisoners granted conditional release.
307. Nomination of Supervising Officers
308. Duties of the Supervising Officer
309. Action on Violation of Conditions
310. Review on medical grounds
311. Cases of prisoners dangerously ill
312. Cases of prisoners in danger of death
313. Conditions of release on grounds of health

CHAPTER XIX.

THE REMISSION SYSTEM

314 Definition
315. Object of remission
316. Kinds of remission
317. Scale of ordinary remission
318. Eligibility
320. Additional remission to prison servants
321. Award of annual good conduct remission
322. Authority of awarding ordinary remission
323. Scale of special remission
324. Eligibility.
325. Authority of awarding special remission
326. Definition
327. Scale
328. Eligibility
329. When granted
330. Authority.
331. Procedure on award
332. Date from which various remissions calculated
333. Remission to ex-military prisoners.
334. Remission to life convict.
335. Remission to prisoners transferred.
336. Maximum remission awardable
337 Forfeiture, withdrawal and revocation.
338. Readmission of excluded prisoner.
339. Remission records.
340. Methods of calculating date of release
341. Release of prisoner
342. Endorsement of remission on warrant
343. Procedure of transfer
344. Preservation of remission sheets or cards
345. Gratvity to convicts
346. Convict unable to work
347. Amount of gratuity
348. Calculation of remission for the purpose of gratuity
349. Remission in lieu of gratuity
350. Option
351. Acknowledgment
352. Calculation of amount of remission in lieu of gratuity
353. Addition to normal remission
354. Unspent balance of gratuity
355. Lapse of gratuity
356. Remission in lieu of wages
357. Restriction to the grant of remission in lieu of wages

CHAPTER-XX

GENERAL DISCIPLINE AND DAILY ROUTINE.

358. Unlocking wards at daybreak
359. Jailor to be present
360. Treatment of bedding
361. Cleansing of wards and cells
362. Wards and cells to be ventilated and locked
363. Counting of prisoners
364. Latrine and Bathing parade
365. Early meal and formation of gangs
367. Procedure in cases of illness
366. March to work.- Jailor to distribute tasks
368. Mid-day mea
369. Resumption of work in afternoon
370. Procedure on cessation of work
371. Evening meal and lock-up
372. Searching of prisoners when leaving or entering the Jai
374. Strict discipline to be enforced
375. Conduct of gangs
376. Search before lock-up
377. Disposal of keys
378. Custody of the keys at night
379. Wards to be opened during night only in the presence of an officer
380. Letting out cooks to prepare early meals
381. Lighting of wards and cells at night
382. Latrine accommodation in wards and cells
383. Use of night latrine to be discouraged
384. Visitors to latrine out of hours
385. Washing of clothes
386. General

CHAPTER XXI

WORKS.

387. Object of Jail labour
388. Jail labour should aim at
389. State policy of work and employment of prisoners
390. Providing of labour
391. Selection of industry
392. Restriction on employment of prisoners
393. Allotment of work
394. Division of labour into classes
395. Allotment of task un classifying
396. Allotment of labour in cases not provided for
397. Female convicts not to work outside female enclosure
398. Tasks for female juveniles and convicts attending school
399 Employment of conviction dangerous work
400. Restriction on extramural employment of prisoners
401. Employment of convicts with free laborer
402. Jail labour to supply jail needs
403. Performance of menial offices
404. Prisoners for official quarters
405. Employment of prison services
406. Employment of nursing orderly
407. Employment of prisoners in office
408. Superintendent to determine the employment
409. Extra work restriction
410. Allowance for social status
411. Avoiding frequent change of work
412. Assessing and checking the tas
413. The task assessed should be entered
       in a register maintained for the purpose
414. Prisoners to be informed of the task
415. Time to be given to acquire skill
416. Sanction for new industry
417. Selection of industry
418. Advice on technical matters
419. Purchase from jail obligatory on consuming department.
420. Intimation of requirements by consuming departments.
421. Specification of articles to be standardized
422. Committee to decide difference of opinion as to standard
423. Reports of heads of departments as to the character supply
424. Wages not a right
425. Eligibility for wages
426. Amount of wages for tasked labour
427. Amount of wages for untasked labour
428. Wages for work on Sundays
429. Utilising wages earned.
430. Acknowledgment to be obtained
431. Maintenance of account
432. Gratuity for prisoners unable to work
433. Authority of gratuity wages
434. Hour of work.
435. Rest days
436. Labour not to be extracted on certain days
437. Holidays for Jail.

CHAPTER XXII

OFFENCES AND PUNISHMENTS

438. Acts declared to be prison offence under
       section 45 of the Prisons Acts
439. Reference to Magistrates in certain cases.
440. Power of Superintendent in other cases.
441. Punishments.
442. Warning
443. Change of labour.
444. Fatigue drill and fatigue work.
445. Forfeiture of unauthorized case, currency
446. Forfeiture of facilities privileges unauthorized case, currency
447. Reduction of class
448. Recovery from wages.
449. Imposition of handcuffs
450. Description of Handcuffs
451. Imposition of link fetters
452. Period for which link fetters may be imposed.
453. Description of link fetters.
454. Imposition of wooden fetters.
455. Method of imposing wooden fetters.
456. Description of wooden fetters.
457. Imposition of penal diet.
548. Method of imposing penal diet.
459. Scale of panel diet
460. Forfeiture of remission and loss of privileges.
461. Loss of privilege.
462. Forfeiture of remission
463. Imposition of separate and solitary confinement.
464. Method of imposing separate and solitary confinement
465. Imposition of cellular confinement.
466. Method of imposition cellular confinement.
467. Punishment for breaches in the conditions of leave.
468. Classification of punishments into major and minor.
469. Minor punishments.
470. Major punishments.
471. Combination of punishment.
472. Prohibited articles.
473. Disposal of Prohibited articles.
474. Punishment to women prisoner.
475. Awarding punishments.
476. Medical examinations
477. Punishment yard.
478. Security arrangements.
479. Noting of punishments
480. Definition of hunger strike
481. Cases of hunger strike to be handled firmly
482. Report on hunger strike:

CHAPTER XXIII

EQUIPMENTS

483. Convicts to wear jail clothing.
484. Material of prisoners clothing.
485. Scale of clothing of Indian ‘C’ Class convicts
486. Clothing of European and Anglo Indian ‘C’ Class convicts.
487 Clothing of ‘A’ ‘B’ Class male convicts
488. Clothing of ‘A’ ‘B’ Class female convicts
489. Clothing for children
490. Additional and extra clothing
491. Other articles
492. Pattern of Stitching
493. Distinguishing mark of different classes
494. Clothing of convicts attending court
495. Clothing of convicts when undertrail.
496. Instruction Regarding the wearing of clothing
497. Bedding of ‘A’ and ‘B’ Class prisoners.
498. Replacement of bedding.
500. Use of beddin
501. Additional articles of bedding
502. Other articles.
503. Store-keeper and his duties
504. Disposal of equipment of discharged prisoners
505. Disposal of unserviceable articles.
506. Repairs of equipments.
507. Destroyal of clothing and bedding
508. Inspection of equipments.
509. Disinfection of equipments
510. Grant of remission for economy in wearing clothes.

CHAPTER XXIV

INTERVIEW AND LETTERS.

511. Reasonable facilities to be allowed for interview on admission
512. Subsequent interviews and periods.
513. Person to be permitted.
514. Number of persons to be permitted.
515. Duration of interview.
516. Time for interview.
517. Place of interview
518. Subject matter of the interview
519. Interview to take place in the presence of Jail Officer.
520. Termination of interview.
521. Search before and after interview.
522. Receipt of articles during interview.
523. Refusal of interview.
524. Facilities to be granted to unconvicted criminal prisoners
       and civil prisoners in the matter of interviews and letters.
525. Superintendent’s discretion to grant privileges at shorter intervals.
526. Application for interview.
527. Record of interview
528. Reasonable facilities to be allowed for letters.
529. Letters on admission
531. Writing material
532. Letter other than in postcards.
533. Persons with whom communications are permitted.
534. Time and place of writing letters.
535. Contents of the letters.
536. Additional latter and other facilities.
537. Superintendent’s discretion to grant privileges short intervals.
538. Incoming latter.
539. Convicts may keep letters if allowed.
540. Applications
541. Withholding letter and their disposal
542. Exchange of letter
543. Exclusion from privileges granted in rules under this chapter.

CHAPTER XXV

APPEALS BY PRISONERS

544. Verification of intention to appeal
545. Application for copy of judgment
546. Prisoners to be assisted in appealing
547. Form of appeal
548. Forwarding appeals to the Appellate Court.
549. Judgment copy to accompany over petition
550. Court to supply judgment copies .
551. Appeals in respect of prisoners transferred
552. Exclusion of time taken in obtaining copy of judgment .
553. Delay to be noted
554. Notice of the date of hearing
555. Appearance before the Appellate Court
556. Petition to High Court or Supreme Court
557. Court Martial
558. Communication of appellate order
559. Appeal Register
560. Record of appellate order
561. Duty of the offical-in-charge of appeal work.

CHAPTER XXVI

PETITION TO GOVERNMENT FROM CONVICTS

562. Authentication of petition
563. Facility for preparing petition
564. Preparation and submission of petitions
565. Forwarding the petitions
566. Documents to accompany the petition.
567. Withholding petitions
568. Communication of orders on petition

CHAPTER XXVII

FACILITIES

569. Permission to perform devotions
570. Permission to observe religious fast
571. Receipt and disposal of articles supplied
       by religious or charitable bodies
572. Conditions of admissions of religious ministers
573. Refusal of admission to religious ministers
574. Religious instruction and moral lectures
575. Selection of lecturers
576. Inability to attend to be informed
577. Removal of name from the list
578. Change of religious in prison
579. Conveyance allowances to moral and religious lecturers
580. Education
581. Use of books
582. Newspapers and periodicals
583. Note- books and pencils
584. Games
585. Cultural and recreational activities
586. Use of tobacco
587. Barbering
588. Photographs
589. Dental hygiene
590. General hygiene
591. Purchase and receipt of articles
592. Restriction in graining amenities
593. Exclusion from privileges

CHAPTER XXVIII

PAROLE LEAVE

594. Objects
595. Leave is not a right
596. Right of withdrawal and debarring
597. Kinds of parole leave
598. Grounds for the grant of emergency parole leave
599. Eligibility for emergency parole leave
600. Mode of request for emergency parole leave
601. Application for emergency parole leave
602. Who may present application or petition
603. Certificate of correctness to accompany the petition
604. Authority who can issue certificate of correctness
605. Maximum period of emergency parole leave
606. Authority who may grant emergency parole leave
607. Other conditions applicable for emergency parole leave
608. Grounds for the grant of ordinary parole leave
609. Non-eligibility for ordinary parole leave
610. Certain categories of prisoners for whom the consent of the
       Government of India or State Government is required
611. Condition of eligibility for ordinary parole leave
612. Application of petition for ordinary parole leave
613. Who may present application or petition
614. Certificate of correctness and names of sureties to accompany
       the petition
615. Authority who can issue certificate of correctness
616. Certificate of solvency of sureties
617. Process of petition
618. Authority who may grant ordinary parole leave
619. Maximum period of ordinary parole leave
620. General conditions governing for grant of parole leaves
621. Exemptions from furnishing security:
622. Execution of bonds
623. Postponement of Leave
624. Time for release
625. Intimation of release and readmission
626. Supervision
627. Power to recall
628. Action to be taken for recall
629. Punishment:
630. Extension of parole leave and procedure
631. Pending cases:
632. Travelling expenses
633. Treatment of the period of parole leave
634. Appeal
635. Decision on petitions
636. Registers

CHAPTER XXIX.

PRISONER’S PROPERTY.

637. Disposal of property and money
638. Disposal of Money
639. Record of prisoner’s property
640. List of property to be read over to prisoner
641. Disposal on transfer on release of prisoner
642. Property may be made over to friend of prisoner
643. Use of private cash
644. Provision of clothing on release
645. Disposal of proper of deceased prisoner
646. Disposal of property found after original search

CHAPTER XXX

THE ATTENDANCE OF PRISONERS BEFORE COURTS.

647. Statutory power
648. Procedure to obtain prisoners before Courts as witnesses:
649. Counter-signature from higher authority
650. Duties of counter-signing authority
651. Police to pro vide escort
652. Strength of guard
653. Duties and responsibilities of police escort
654. Method of traveling
655. Cost of prisoners journey and maintenance
656. Scale of conveyance and maintenance charge
657. Certain prisoners not to be moved
658. Document to accompany prisoner

CHAPTER XXXI

TRANSFERS

659. Inspector-General, the authority to order transfers
670. Police registered/transferred prisoners
671. Definition of State of Origin (Home State)
672. Authority over prisoners
673. Medical fitness for transfer
674. Escort of Prisoners
675. Provision of female warders
676. Application for escort
677. Intimation of prisoner transferred to be given
678. Procedure prior to transfer
679. Disposal of prisoners property
680. Documents to accompany prisoner
681. Supply of clothing
682. Expense for the journey
683. Search before dispatch
684. Communicate with outsiders prohibited on transit
685. Search during transfer
686. Custody of female and juveniles
687. Transfer by rail or steamer
688. Transfer by road
689. Time of dispatch
690. Procedure when unable to reach the destinates before lock-up
691. Procedure when prisoner becomes ill
692. Procedure if a prisoner escapes
693. Procedure on death of a prisoner in transit
694. Admission of transferred prisoners
695. Acknowledgment of the documents property and safe arrived of the prisoners
696. Grounds of transfer to be stated

CHAPTER XXXII

RELEASES

697. Date of releases
698. Date of release to be read out at parade
699. When date of release falls on a holiday
700. Procedure prior to releasing convicts
701. Procedure of releasing convicts
702. Supply of suitable clothing
703. Issue of release certificate
704. Treatment of telegraphic orders of release
705. Treatment of order of High Court
706. Rules of prisoners in danger of death
707. Time of release
708. Release of prisoners in Superintendent, Absence
709. Issue of warrant or ticket or payment of conveyance fare
710. Grant of Subsistence allowance
711. Grant of Traveling allowance to Under-trial prisoners
712. Release of prisoners convicted under Security Proceedings in
       danger of death
713. Conditional release for treatment outside the hospital
714. Intimation of Police of Impending release
715. Report to Police of convict death
716. Return of warrants to the Court
717. Endorsement in the warrant
718. Recording the return of warrant

CHAPTER XXXIII

CONFINEMENT IN IRONS FOR SECURITY.

719. Object of imposing fetters
720. Imposition of fetters when permissible
721. Record of imposition of fetters
722. Imposition of fetters on transfer
723. Imposition of hand-cuffs
724. Prisoners exempted absolutely
725. prisoners ordinarily exempted.
726. Removal of fetters
727. Supply of leather or cloth gaiters when fetters are used
728. Examination of fetters

CHAPTER XXXIV

ESCAPES.

729. Alarm to be given of escape
730. Procedure thereupon
731. Duty of Jailer
732. Duty of Superintendent
733. Report to Government
734. Publication of escape
735. Power of Superintendent to sanction rewards with
       previous sanction of the Government
736. Rewards to private persons, etc., to a limit of Rs. 200
737. Disbursement of reward
738. Reward of prisoner preventing an escape
739. Punishment of conduct facilitating an escape
741. Procedure on recapture
742. Recaptured prisoner to wear wrist-ring
742. Procedure regarding disposal of warrants of escaped prisoners

CHAPTER XXXV

OUT-BREAKS

743. Alarm to be sounded on out-breaks
744. Procedure when alarm is sounded
745. Duty of convicts on hearing alarm
746. Method of quelling disturbance
747. Defense of main gate
748. Disturbance, within wards
749. Treatment of extramural gangs
750. Alarm parade

CHAPTER XXXVI.

EPIDEMIC.

751. Epidemic diseases
752. When disease should be named epidemic.
753. Precautions against out-break
754. Provision of camping ground for each jail.
755. Selection of camping shed.
756. Camping ground to be ready.
757. Removed to segregation sheds.
758. Treatment of prisoners after contact with infection
759. Disposal of jail officer’s clothing if infected.
760. Treatment of infected barrack.
761. Accommodation of patients.
762. Boiling of water.
763. Observation of healthy prisoners.
764. Scrupulous care of latrines.
765. Treatment of segregation hospital.
766. Disposal of dejecta.
767. Attention to person of prisoners.
768. Treatment of clothing and bedding.
769. Disposal of infected corpse.
770. Report of first occurrence.
771. Prompt removal to camp necessary.
772. Use of tents.
773. Sleeping arrangements in camp
774. Precautions against fire.
775. Hospitals in camp.
776. Conservancy in camp.
777. Transfer of camp to another site
778. Entry of camp prohibited .
779. Rules generally applicable to epidemics .
780. Daily return during epidemic.

CHAPTER XXXVII

ACCIDENTS AND SUICIDES

781. Procedure when unnatural death occurs.
782. Intimation to inquiring Magistrates and Police Officers.
783. Report by Superintendent.
784. Custody of articles facilitating suicide.
785. Custody of prisoner.
786. Precaution against drowning .
787. The prevention of fires.

CHAPTER XXXVIII

DEATH.

788. Action on death o admission.
789. Sudden or violent death or death from suicide or accident.
790. Action to hold inquest in the case of unnatural death.
791. Inquest by Magistrate.
792. Prison official not to be included in Panchayat.
793. Forwarded of report.
794. Ordering post-mortem
795. Inquest and post-mortem in certain cases
796. Officers empowered to conduct post-mortem
797. Report to Inspector-General
798. Medical examination
799. Recording
800. No post-mortem
801. In case of death from an epidemic disease
802. Post mortem in the case of death from epidemic
803. Report in the case of natural death
804. Action when a prisoner is found in a suspended position
805. Confession consolation
806. Disposal of dead body
807. If a prisoner dies in a Civil Hospital
808. Dead body to be handled with solemnity
809. Disposal of unclaimed body
810. Expenditure
811. Handing over the dead body to claimant
812. When address is not available
813. When prisoner belongs to other district
814. When a military prisoner dies.
815. When a foreign prisoner dies in the prison.
816. Disposal of children
817. Compensation.
818. Recording of death
819. Crematory-burial ground
820. Selection of a crematory or burial ground.
821. Crematories.
822. Grave.
823. Filing a grave.
824. Disposal of death body in the absence of crematory and burial ground

CHAPTER XXXIX.
MEDICAL ADMINISTRATION AND HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT.

825. Jail hospital to be equipped.
826. Appintment of specialist.
827. Treatment in outside hospitals.
828. Examination of prisoners complaining of illness
829. Medical treatment of sick prisoner
830. Detention of a prisoner for observation
831. Medical Officer to supervise treatment of out-patients
832. Medical Officer to treat sick in Hospital
833. His daily visit
834. Record of sick in hospital
835. Maintenance of case book
836. Control of hospital diet:
837. Medical Officer may direct prisoner to be forcibly fed during hunger strike
838. Indent for hospital diets
839. Preparation of hospital diets
840. Precautions regarding mille
841. Supply of hospital clothing and bedding
842. Indent for clothing and bedding
843. Reference library
844. Indent for other articles
845. Local purchase of medicines
846. Appointment of attendants Selection and Training of Nursing orderlies
847. Appointment of hospital menials
848. Bed head ticket
849. Bathing and labour of patients
850. Segregation of infectious cases
851. Disinfection of ward
852. Hospital to be clean
853. Procedure on death of a prisoner
854. Treatment of malingerers
855. Treatment of prisoner discharged from hospital
856. Composition of invalid gang
857. Treatment of invalid gang
858. Special dieting of prisoners not in hospital
859. Vaccination of prisoners on admission
860. Vaccination register
861. Fortnightly weighment
862. Record of weighments
863. Treatment of prisoners losing weight.
864. Check by Medical Officer.
865. Hospital clothing and bedding.
866. Treatment in the cell.

CHAPTER XL.

(A) SANITATION.

867. Capacity of ward to be inscribed near door
868. Minimum accommodation capacity.
869. Minimum allowance of superficial and cubic area in ward
870. Minimum dimensions of a cell
871. Definition of cell and ward.
872. Responsibility for preventing over crowding
873. Measures to relieve overcrowding.
874. Location of prisoners in sheds or tents.
875. Ventilation of wards.
876. Walls to be colour-washed or white washed.
877. Name of blocks to be shown
878. Responsibility of all officers.
879. Jail area to be kept clean.
880. Prohibition of cesspools and drains.
881. Precautions against malaria
882. Medical Officer to approve drainage.
883. Injurious conditions in neighborhood.
884. Construction and use of latrines.
885. Sanitation in wards and cells.
887. Disposal of night-soil and urine
888. Disposal of urine in garden.
889. Precautions against polluting water supply.
890. Selection of sources of water –supply.
891. Wells to be protected.
892. Wells to be periodically cleaned.
893. Depth of water to be tested.
894. Filtrations of water
895. Boiling of water
896. Distribution of water.
897. Supply of water to prisoners
898. Analysis of water
899. Disinfection of wells.

CHAPTER XLI.

A, B AND C CLASS PRISONERS AND THEIR TREATMENT.

900. Division of prisoners.
901. Class ‘A’
902. Class B
903. Non-eligibility to A and B Classes.
904. Class C.
905. Classifying authority
906. Classification of prisoners convicted by a Court-Martial or a Naval Court.
907. Separation of A and B Class prisoners.
908. Treatment of ‘A’ and ‘B’ class prisoners
909. Duties and prisoners of ‘A’ and ‘B’ Class prisoners.
910. Copy of rules to be placed in each cell.

CHAPTER XLII

CIVIL PRISONERS

911. Application of rules for civil prisoners.
912. Clothing to be clean.
913. Scale of clothing supplied by Jail
915. Disposal of clothing supplied by degree-holder
916. Bathing of civil prisoners
917. Restrictions on supply of food from outside
918. Supply of food on medical grounds
919. Supply of food by Jail
920. Donations to civil prisoner
921. Use of books by civil prisoners
922. Release on grounds of illness
923. Detention dependent on payment of subsistence allowance
       are cost of return journey home
924. Release of civil prisoners transferred from which Jail to be effected
925. Scales of subsistence allowance
926. Payment of fist installment
927. Subsequent payment
928. Latest date for payment
929. Release of judgment debtor
930. Disposal of subsistence allowance
931. Release on non-payment of allowance
932. Disposal of money on debtor’s release
993. Duty of escorting civil debtors

CHAPTER XLIII
UNDER – TRIAL PRISONERS.

934. Treatment of approvers
935. Classification
936. Application of other Rules
937. Obtaining toilet at own cost
938. Convict Officers not to guard under-trial prisoners
939. Hair Cutting
940. Hair cutting to prisoners detained more than a month
941. Use of books
942. Other privileges
943. General discipline
944. Classification and segregation of under-trial prisoners
945. Cleansing of apartment and bedding
946. Production before Court
947. Roll to accompany prisoners
948. Procedure when under-trial prisoners are unduly detained
949. Food arrangement during trial
950. Release on bail
951. Superintendent to report if prisoner is seriously ill
952. Visitors
953. Facilities for letter writing

CHAPTER XLIV
PRISONERS SENTENCED TO FINE

954. Payment of fines to Jail
955. Liability of prisoners to payment
956. Intimation of payment of fine
957. Prisoner to be informed

CHAPTER XLV

PRISONERS SENTENCED TO SIMPLE IMPRISONMENT

958. Prisoners sentenced to simple imprisonment
959. Disciplinary restrictions
960. Exercise
961. Hair cutting and clothing
962. Application of other rules

CHAPTER XLVI

PRISONERS SENTENCED TO SOLITARY CONFINEMENT.

963. Method of executing sentences
964. Calculation of term
965. When two sentences are imposed
966. Restriction on similar Jail punishment
967. Prisoner to be medically examined
968. Search of prisoner and cells
969. Ticket outside cell door
970. Exercise
971. Airing of bedding
972. Occupant to clean cell
973. Precautions for prisoner’s safety
974. Record of confinement

Chapter XLVII

PRISONERS SENTENCED TO DEATH

975. Search of prisoners
976. Confinement in a condemned cell
977. Provision of guard:
978. Source of guard
979. Restriction on communication with prisoner
980. Precaution against suicide
981. Supervision of guard
982. Guard over several condemned prisoners:
983. Daily search of prisoners
984. Diet:
985. Exercise
986. Application of rules to females
987. Facility to be extended:
988. Expenditure
989. Precautions
990. Appeal to be reported
991. Date of execution
992. Intimation to the prisoner of the judgment of the Appellate Court
993. Where convict petitions the Supreme Court for special leave to appeal
994. Intimation to the prisoner of the decision of the Supreme Court
995. When no appeal to the Supreme Court
996. Where no petition to Government
997. Where convict petition to Government
998. Reminder for orders
999. Submission of late petition
1000. Fresh date, if necessary to be fixed
1001. Interval before execution
1002. Exceptional circumstances may be reported
1003. Confirmation of telegrams to be awaited
1004. Execution to be stayed, if prisoner found insane:
1005. Where female prisoner found pregnant
1006. Or alleges pregnancy:
1007. Orders of Government to be taken:
1008. Prisoner’s attendance as witness:
1009. Place of execution
1010. Attendance of Spectators
1011. Preparation of mechanical appliances
1012. Scale of drop
1013. Hour of execution
1014. Security of prisoner
1015. Reading of warrant and identification:
1016. Limbs to be secured:
1017. Examination of body
1018. Disposal of body
1019. Certificate of Execution
1020. Money rewards
1021. Execution to be reported:
1022. Application of rules to prisoners transferred for execution

CHAPTER XLVIII

FEMALE PRISONERS

1023. Classification and segregation of female prisoners
1024. Restriction of females to female enclosures
1025. Exclusion of males
1026. Locks of female enclosures
1027. Treatment of hair:
1028. Females not to be fettered:
1029. Application of rules
1030. Menial duties
1031. Release of female prisoners
1032. Released women prisoners to be provided with conveyances:
1033. Prisoner’s children

CHAPTER XLIX

ADOLESCENT PRISONERS

1034. Segregation of adolescent prisoners
1035. Diet and discipline
1036. Labour
1037. Application of rules to adolescent prisoners
1038. Punishment under Act:
1039. Transfer to certified school
1040. Notice of releases

CHAPTER L

LUNATICS

1041. Definition
1042. Place of confinement of lunatics
1043. Confinement of lunatics in Jail
1044. Classification of lunatics
1045. Definition of criminal and civil lunatics
1046. Medical history of civil lunatics to be sent to Jail
1047. Maximum period of detention of a lunatic
1048. Lunatic of class
1049. Documents accompanying report
1050. Transfer to Mental Hospital
1051. Prisoner confined under certain provisions of the Criminal Procedure
       Code (Lunatics of Classes (3) and (4)).
1052. Medical certificate under Lunacy Act to be sent to Mental Hospital
1053. Certificate under section 473, Criminal Procedure Code
1054. Lunatic of class 5 documents to accompany lunatic
1055. Retransfer to Mental Hospital on relapse
1056. Employment to Criminal lunatic
1057. Special precautions in confining lunatics
1058. Precautions on transfer
1059. Clothing on transfer
1060. Food
1061. Procedure in case of illness
1062. Female to accompany female lunatic
1063. Property of lunatic
1064. Half-yearly return

CHAPTER LI

LEPERS

1065. Definition of criminal leper
1066. Submission of case to Inspector General
1067. Order of transfer
1068. Segregation of the leper convict not thus transferred
1069. Medical Officer to be ex-officio Superintendent of the
       Wards under the Prisons Act
1070. Other preventions
1071. Certain documents to accompany the leper convict

CHAPTER LII

T.B. PATIENTS

1072. Submission of case to the Inspector-General of Prisons
1073. Order of transfer
1074. Transfer in urgent cases
1075. Medical Officer to be ex-Officio Superintendent
1076. Documents to accompany the T.B. convict
1077. Segregation of the T.B. convict not thus transferred
1078. Other Preventions

CHAPTER LIII

DIETARY

1079. Scale of diet
1080. Scale of diet of ‘Á’ and ‘B’ class prisoners and special
       class under-trial prisoners (non-vegetarians)
1081. Distribution of diet (‘A’ and ‘B’ class prisoners (Non-vegetarians)
1082. Scale of diet for ‘A’ and ‘B’ class prisoners and special
       class under-trial prisoners (Vegetarians)
1083. Distribution of diet (‘A’ and ‘B’ class prisoners Vegetarians)
1084. Scale of diet for ‘A’ and ‘B’ class prisoners and special class
       under-trial prisoners accustomed to take bread.
1085. Scale of fire-wood for ‘A and B’ class prisoner and special
       class under-trial prisoners.
1086. Ingredients and instructions.
1087. Scale of diet for ‘C’ class prisoners.
1088. Distribution of diet.
1089. Vegetarian diet for ‘C’ class prisoners.
1090. Diet for Children
1091. Diet for state prisoners.
1092. Calculation and time of issuing ration
1093. General instruction for the issue of rations and ingredients
1094. Two varieties of diet
1095. Deciding authority of diet:
1096. Instruction for deciding the variety of diet
1097. Change of diet
1098. Number of diet and time of meals
1099. Food to be cooked at Main Kitchen
1100. Appointment of Cooks
1101. Duties of cooks
1102. Cooking Vessels
1103. Protection from flies
1104. Eating and drinking vessels
1105. Daily inspection of food
1106. Inspection of cooked food
1107. Weighment of articles of food
1108. Disposal of complaint by prisoner
1109. Power to sanction change in dietary
1110. Special diet on festival days
1111. Feast for the warders
1112. Permission for observing religious fast
1113. Food of prisoners observing religious fast
1114. Hospital diet for ‘A’ and ‘B’ class prisoner and
       Special Class under – trial prisoners
1115. Distribution of diet ‘A’ and ‘B’ class prisoners and special class prisoners
1116. Hospital diet for ‘ C’ class prisoners
1117. Distribution of diet the hospital diet of ‘ C’ class prisoner
1118. Vegetarian hospital diet
1119. Allowance of mutton
1120. Allowance of Ingredients
1121. Control of hospital diet

CHAPTER LIV
METHOD OF PROCURING RATION

1122. Ration required for Jail to be raised on Jail ground
1123. Method of procuring ration from outside
1124. Notice inviting tenders for dietary articles
1125. Recommendation of tenders
1126. Acceptance of tenders and execution of agreement thereof
1127. Procure on contractor’s default
1128. Resale of contract on his responsibility
1129. Allowance of wastage permitted
1130. Action if wastage is found excess

CHAPTER LV

JAIL GARDENS AND FARM

1131. Garden to supply vegetables
1132. Cultivation of gardern
1133. Charge of garden
1134. Water – Supply to garden
1135. Utilization of all Jail lands
1136. Dairy
1137. Debit of expenditure

CHAPTER LVI

MANUFACTURING DEPARTMENT

1138. Manufacturing Department to be distinct from other department
1139. Separate permanent advance
1140. Drawal of advance
1141. Officer in-charge
1142. Duties of the official in-charge
1143. Duties of Cashier
1144. Separate Cash Book:
1145. Incurring expenditure
1146. Purchase of stores
1147. Purchase Committee
1148. Constitution of the Store Purchase Committee:
1149. Meeting of the Purchase Committee
1150. Superintendent to sanction purchase
1151. Examination of raw materials:
1152. Record of raw material
1153. Issued raw material
1154. Requisition for raw material
1155. Indent forms
1156. Entry in stock book
1157. Jailor to examine articles manufactured:
1158. Record of manufactured articles
1159. Record of issued manufactures articles
1160. Verification by Superintendent
1161. Register of orders
1162. Agreement upon sample
1163. Fixation of price of manufactured articles
1164. Entry of receipts
1165. Head of Account to be credited
1166. Payments to be receipted
1167. Pass for articles removed from Jail
1168. Stock verification
1169. Stock Book

CHAPTER LVII
ARMS AND AMMUNITION

1170. Executive force to be provided with arms and ammunition
1171. Type of arms to be provided
1172. Scale of ammunition
1173. Indent for arms and ammunition
1174. Expenditure
1175. Defects to be reported
1176. Inspection of arms and ammunitions
1177. Duty of the Inspecting Officer
1178. Custody and charge of arms
1179. Storage of arms and ammunitions
1180. Securing muskets
1181. Despatch of arms and ammunitions
1182. Use of weapons against prisoners

CHAPTER LVIII

REGISTERS AND RECORDS

1183. List of important records and registers
1184. Prescribed Forms
1185. Additional Records and Registers
1186. Maintenance of Registers and Files
1187. Prohibitions of Erasure
1188. Initial to be dated

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