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Prison Act (Northern Ireland) 1953

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5Annual report.F4N.I.

(1)The Ministry shall prepare an annual report on the administration of this Act and the Minister of Home AffairsF1 (in this Act referred to as “the Minister”) shall lay the report before [F2 the Parliament of the United Kingdom].

(2)Each annual report shall contain—

(a)a statement of the condition of prisons and prisoners;

(b)a statement of the accommodation of each prison and the daily average and the highest number of prisoners contained therein;

(c)such particulars of the work done by prisoners in each prison, including the kind and quantities of articles produced and the number of prisoners employed, as may in the opinion of the Minister give the best information to Parliament;

(d)a statement of the punishments inflicted in each prison and of the offences for which they were inflicted …F3

F1Functions transf. to S of S, SI 1973/2163

F2SI 1973/2163

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