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Series ID7332
Previous System LocationA/20040; RSI964
TitlePrison Rules and Orders Book
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Start Date Circa 1/1/1933
End Date Circa 31/12/1938
Date Statement The original rules book was printed 1933, added/amended rules end in 1938.
Date Notes N/A
Abstract

Printed regulations and standing orders for the government of prisons, published in 1933 by HMSO (Her Majesty's Standing Orders), United Kingdom, with typed amendments inserted

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How To Use Series There is an index to sections at the front of the book and a general index at the back.
 

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157Prisons Department 1/1/1933 31/12/1938
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Agency ID: 11849
Queensland Corrective Services
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Description

This series consists of the 1933 printed regulations and standing orders for the government of prisons, published by HMSO (Her Majesty's Standing Orders), United Kingdom; typed amendments have been inserted. The full title of the publication is "Rules and Standing Orders for the Government of Prisons". The rules applied to all kinds of prisoners.

The main sections of this book covered admissions, discharges and removals; remission of sentences; progressive stage system; appellants; prisoners under sentence of death; penal servitude prisoners; preventive detention; first division, second division, star class and special class; Borstal system and young prisoners; remands and trials and convicted prisoners awaiting sentence; debtors; general treatment, prohibited articles, food, cooking, bedding, searching, exercise and cleanliness; visits and communications, petitions and complaints, conversation; offences and punishments, restraints; religious instruction, education and voluntary workers; employment; medical; staff; clerical and subordinate staff; clerical duties; accounts; stores, manufactory, farm; works.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 7332, Prison Rules and Orders Book
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Last updated 9 September 2016
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0) ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/ )
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