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Name: Capital Punishment Procedure Act (Cap. 94) (No. 7 of 1926).
Country: Bahamas
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1926-03-22
Entry into force:
ISN: BHS-1926-L-94040
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=94040&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs, Bahamas PDF of Act as amended to E.L.A.O., 1974 PDF of Act as amended to E.L.A.O., 1974 (consulted on 2013-09-02)
Abstract/Citation: 1. Short title and interpretation.
2. Form of sentence of death.
3. Judge to forward notes of evidence to Minister.
4. Governor-General to communicate to judge copy of any order made.
5. Death warrant.
6. Provost Marshal to carry out sentence.
7. Place of execution.
8. Persons present at execution.
9. Medical officer to certify.
10. Coroner to hold inquest.
11. Place of burial.
12. Immateriality of time and place of execution mentioned in judgment.
13. Saving as to non-compliance with directions.
14. Rules.
15. Sentence of death not to be passed on pregnant woman
16. In case of pardon for capital offence Governor-General may order penal servitude.
17. Forms may be varied.

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