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Name: Prisons Act - Volume 7
Country: Zambia
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1966-10-31
Entry into force:
ISN: ZMB-1966-L-66205
Bibliography: Prisons Act Prisons Act The Laws of Zambia, Vol. 7, 1996 Edition (Revised), Institute of Human Rights, Intellectual Property and Development Trust (HURID), Zambia, pp. 660-719 (consulted on 2004-12-02)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation on establishment of prisons, prison service, discipline of prison officers, and management and control of prisons and prisoners. Part 10 (s. 75-76) regulates employment of prisoners. Section 75 sets forth general requirement for prisoners to work. Also establishes that medical officer may excuse a prisoner from work or order that he perform light work. Women prisoners shall not be employed outside a prison except on the recommendation of a medical officer.

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