(IX of 1894)

Section—27(2) and Jail Code

Paragraphs 962 and 963

Paragraph 962 of the Jail Code provides that a prisoner under 21 is considered as juvenile or adolescent and such prisoners should be kept separated from the adult prisoners. Paragraph 963 of the Jail Code provides that confinement of juvenile offenders in jail is objectionable for many good reasons.

The State Vs. Deputy Commissioner, Satkhira, and others, 14BLD(HCD)266


Section 30 sub-section 1 of the Act provides that every prisoner under sentence of death shall, immediately on his arrival in the prison after sentence, be searched by, or by order of, the Jailer and all articles shall be taken from him which the Jailer deems it dangerous or inexpedient to leave in his possession. Sub-section (2) of Section 30 of the Act further provides that every such prisoner shall be confined in a cell apart from all other prisoners, and shall be placed by day and by night under the charge of a guard.

Major (Retd) Baziul Huda Vs The State, 20BLD(HCD)204.