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(1)Every prison shall have a governor, a chaplain and a medical officer and such other officers as may be necessary.
(2)Every prison in which women are received shall have a sufficient number of women officers; . . . F1
(3)A prison which in the opinion of the Secretary of State is large enough to require it may have a deputy governor or an assistant chaplain or both.
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