Prisons (Ireland) Act 1907

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1907 c. 19

Prisons (Ireland) Act, 1907

(7 Edw. 7.) CHAPTER 19.

An Act to enable portion of a term of imprisonment in Ireland to be remitted as a reward for good conduct.

[21st August 1907]

Be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

S-1 Remissions for industry and good conduct.

1 Remissions for industry and good conduct.

1. Provision may be made by prison rules for enabling a prisoner sentenced to imprisonment, whether by one sentence or cumulative sentences, for a period prescribed by the rules, to earn by special industry and good conduct a remission of a portion of his imprisonment, and on his discharge his sentence shall be deemed to have expired.

S-2 Rules.

2 Rules.

2. Prison rules for the purposes of this Act may be made, by the General Prisons Board for Ireland, subject to the approval of the Lord Lieutenant and Privy Council, and section fifty-seven of the General Prisons (Ireland) Act, 1877, which provides conditions applicable to rules under that Act, shall apply to rules under this Act.

S-3 Commencement of Act.

3 Commencement of Act.

3. This Act shall come into operation on the date at which the first rules made thereunder come into force.

S-4 Short title and citation.

4 Short title and citation.

4. This Act may be cited as thePrisons (Ireland) Act, 1907, and may be cited with the Prisons (Ireland) Acts, 1826 to 1899.

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