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Prisoners Act, 1900

[Act No. 3 of 1900]1

Contents
Sections Particulars
Part I Preliminary
1 Short title and extent
2 Definition
Part II General
3 Officer in charge of prisons to detain persons duly committed to their custody
4 Officers in charge of prisons to return writs, etc., after execution of discharge
Part III Prisoners In The Presidency-Towns
5 Warrant, etc., to be discharged to Police officers
6 Power for State Government to appoint Superintendents of presidency prisons
7 Delivery of persons sentenced to imprisonment or death by High Court
8 Delivery of persons sentenced to transportation or penal servitude by High Court
9 Delivery of persons committed by High Court in execution of a decree or for contempt
10 Delivery of persons sentenced by Presidency Magistrate
11 Delivery of persons committed for trial by High Court
12 Custody pending hearing by High Court under section 350 of the Code of Civil Procedure of application for insolvency
13 Delivery of persons arrested in pursuance of warrant of High Court or Civil Court in presidency-town
Part IV Prisoners Outside The Presidency-Towns
14 Reference in this part to prisons, etc., to be construed as referring also to Reformatory School
15 Power for officers in charge of prisons to give effect to sentences or certain Courts
16 Warrant of officer of such Court to be sufficient authority
17 Procedure where officer in charge of person doubts the legality of warrant sent to him for execution under this Part
18 Execution in the State of certain capital sentences not ordinarily executed there
Part V [Repealed by the Criminal Law (Removal of Discrimination) Act, 1949, with effect from 6th. April, 1949]
Part VI Removal Of Prisoners
28 References in this Part to prisons etc., to be constructed as referring also to Reformatory Schools
29 Removal of prisoners
30 Lunatic prisoners how to be dealt with
31 [Repealed by Amending Act, 1903]
Part VII Persons Under Sentence Of Transportation
32 Appointment of places for confinement of persons under transportation and removal thereto
Part VIII Discharge Of Prisoners
33 Release on recognizance, by order of High Court, of prisoner recommended for pardon
Part IX Provision For Requiring The Attendance Of Prisoners And Obtaining Their Evidence
34-52 [Repealed by the Prisoners (Attended in Courts) Act, 1955]
53 [Repealed by the Repealing and Amending Act, 1914]
The First Schedule [Repealed by the Prisoners (Attendance in Courts) Act, 1955]
The Second Schedule [Repealed the Prisoners (Attendance in Courts) Act, 1955]
The Third Schedule [Repealed by the Repealing and Amending Act, 1914]

An Act to consolidate the law relating to Prisoners confined by order of a Court.

Whereas it is to expedient to consolidate the law relating to prisoners confined by order of a Court;

It is hereby enacted as follows:-



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