||Prisons Act - Volume 7
||Criminal and penal law
|Type of legislation:
|Entry into force:
||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)
||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.