does not include: —
(a)

any place for the confinement of prisoners who are
exclusively in the custody of Police; and
any place specially appointed by Government
under section 541 of Code of Criminal Procedure,
1898;

(b)

(ii)

"criminal prisoner", means any prisoner duly
committed to custody under the writ, warrant or
order of any Court or authority exercising original
jurisdiction, or by order of a Court Martial;

(iii)

"Convicted criminal prisoner", means any criminal
prisoner under sentence of a Court or Court
Martial, and includes a prisoner detained in prison
under the provisions of Chapter VIII of the Code of
Criminal Procedure, 1898, or under the Prisoners
Act, 1900;

(iv)

"Civil prisoner", means any prisoner who is not a
criminal prisoner;

(v) "remission system", means the rules for the time being in force
regulating the award of remission to and the consequent shortening
of sentences of prisoners in prisons;
(vi) "history ticket", means the ticket exhibiting such information
as is required in respect of each prisoner by Prisons Act or the
rules thereunder;
(vii)
(viii)
[(ix)

"prohibited article", means an article, the introduction
or removal of which into or out of a prison is prohibited
by any rule under the Prisons Act;[***]
"medical subordinate", means any Assistant Medical
Officer [; and]
"officer Incharge prosecution" means an officer
notified as such by the Government.]

Definitions Prescribed in Prison Rules as under Prisons Act
(Act II of 1894).
Rule3. In these rules, unless a different intention appears
from the subject or context, the expression —
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