[PAKISTAN PRISONS RULES, 1978] RULES FOR THE SUPERINTENDENCE AND MANAGEMENT OF PRISONS IN PAKISTAN CHAPTER- 1 Definitions Acts Relating to Prisons and Prisoners Rule1. The enactments (as subsequently amended from time to time and adapted by the Government of Pakistan Adaptation of Pakistan Laws Order, 1947) regulating the establishment and management of prisons, the confinement, treatments and transfer of prisoners, the maintenance of discipline amongst them and other matters relating to prisoner, are as follows: (i) The Prisons Act, 1894 (Act IX of 1894); (ii) The Prisoners' Act, 1900 (Act III of 1900) (iii) Regulation III of 1818, for the confinement of State Prisoners; (iv) (v) The Pakistan Penal Code, 1860 (Act XLV of 1860); The Criminal Procedure Code, 1898 (Act V of 1898); (vi) The Civil Procedure Code, 1908 (Act V of 1908) (vii) [Mental Health Ordinance,2001]—Extracts (vii-a) The Punjab Borstal Act, 1926; (viii) The Reformatory Schools Act, 1897; [(ix) The Sindh Children Act 1955, and (x) The Sindh Borstal Schools Act 1955.] Note. Some of the Acts specified are printed entire in the Appendices. In the case of other Acts, such portions as are likely to be of use to prison officials and do not appear in these Rules, will be found in the Appendices. Definitions prescribed in the Prisons Act, 1894. Rule 2. In the Prisons Act— (i) "Prison", means any jail or place used permanently or temporarily, under the general or special orders of the Provincial Government for the detention of prisoners, and includes all lands and buildings appurtenant thereto, but 1

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