Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire Into the Operation of the Acts

Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire Into the Operation of the Acts

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...that it was inflicted the better?--Yeti do; but I hope I may guard myself in saying that I may not be understood to be an adv'ocate for flogging., 4083. Assuming flogging to be the punishment that would be _"ll'; flicted after an investigation by the director of the prison Y" mm that the punishment would have more effect if administered pr0111PflY by the order of the governor?-Undoubtedly. _ F 4084. Do you see any objection, considering the rank and station the governors of these large prisons, to entrusting the power _i_lIl""j'; gating cases of violence on oath, and with the same formalities ii you observe as director to the prison?--I do not. _ _ 9 Yea 4085. (Mr. Waddington.) You say that you see no 0l)_80tl011----r They are of the same station in life as myself, and in the same Pig; fession as myself, and I apprehend that they are 6q"'1uY fit to what I do. _ 4086. You are aware probably that the law does not 5," 1: power to the governors of county gaols?--Yes, I am 8-Wllre i ' until they can call in n. visiting magistrate to inquire into the 08.595 4087. Therefore the rules observed at Portland have been 1" ""' formity with the general rules of law?--Yes. _ _ Pm 4088. (Sir J. Pakington.) Although the class of criminals El land is of quite a different character.--Yes. _ I E 4089. (Mr. Henley.) The convict establishments are infin1t8lY "3 than the county prisons?--Infinitely larger. or, 4090. You cannot, I sl1PPose, give an opinion as to how much mm; readily visiting magistrates are called in to the county pI'l5"5 "limb," directors of convict prisons can be?-It naturally must be 5'. ed in 5,300 of these men under my charge in separate...show more

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  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 522g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236853334
  • 9781236853332