Code of Virginia as Amended to Adjournment of General Assembly, 1904; Together with All Other Statutes of a General and Permanent Nature Then in Force

Code of Virginia as Amended to Adjournment of General Assembly, 1904; Together with All Other Statutes of a General and Permanent Nature Then in Force

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...believed to be a fire-proof clerk's office, they cannot be compelled to erect another to meet the views of others of what is fire-proof. Mandamus will not lie to control the discretion of the board in this respect, nor in any case to control the discretion of a functionary. Broaddus v. Supervisors, 99 Va. 371, 38 S. E. 1T7. Sec. 927. When jail of county to be jail for town. Every town, having no jail of its own, shall have the use of the jail of the county in which such town is located, to aid the constituted authorities of any such town in maintaining peace and good order, and generally for the enforcement of its ordinances and by-laws, unless for good cause the judge of the circuit court of such county shall prohibit such use. (1871-2, p. 18; 1902-3-4, p. 636.) Under this section, qualified by 928-30, a town which uses a jail of its own is liable for injuries to health of prisoner caused by its filthy condition, since under this section, and a special provision of its charter, it might have used a county jail, subject to inspection and control. Edwards -. Pocahontas (C. C.) 47 Fed. 268. Sec. 928. How jails to be kept and prisoners treated. The jailor shall cause all the apartments of his jail to be well whitewashed, at least twice in every year, and have the same properly aired and always kept clean. He shall furnish every prisoner with wholesome and sufficient food, and with a bed and bedding, cleanly and sufficient, and have his apartments warmed when it is proper. In case of the sickness of any prisoner, he shall provide for him adequate nursing and attendance, and if there be occasion for it, and circumstances will admit, shall confine him in an apartment separate from other prisoners. In no case shall a jailor permit the intemperate...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236640411
  • 9781236640413