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Prison Act 1952

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5Annual report of Prison Commissioners

(1)The Prison Commissioners shall make to the Secretary of State an annual report on every prison and the Secretary of State shall lay the report before Parliament.

(2)The report shall contain—

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

(b)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 Secretary of State give the best information to Parliament;

(c)a statement of the punishments inflicted in each prison and of the offences for which they were inflicted, with particulars of every case in which an order for corporal punishment was made and of the grounds upon which it was made.

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