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Name: Prisons Act (Chapter 304).
Country: Uganda
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1958
Entry into force:
ISN: UGA-1958-L-73951
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=73951&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Printed separately, 2006
Abstract/Citation: Part I - Preliminary
Part II - Constitution and administration of the Uganda Prisons
Part III - Powers, duties and privileges of prison officer
Part IV - Offences by prison officers
Part V - Establishment and control of prisons
Part VI - Admission, control and discharge of prisoners
Part VII - Remission of sentences

Sections 44 and 45 respectively deal with employment of prisoners and abolition of hard labour, and with employment of civil and unconvicted criminal prisoners.

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