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Prisons (Scotland) Act 1877

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6General rules for prisons made by Secretary of State to continue

All rules for prisons in Scotland which have before the commencement of this Act been certified under the hand of one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State in pursuance of the Prisons (Scotland) Administration Act, 1860, and have not been superseded by the provisions of this Act, or by rules made as herein-after provided, shall continue to be rules for prisons in Scotland: Provided that it shall be lawful for the Secretary of State at any time after the passing of this Act to repeal, alter, or add to such rules, and such repeal, alteration, or addition shall be by writing under the hand of the Secretary of State, which shall be subject to the provisions herein contained as to rules or regulations made by the Secretary of State. A copy of all the rules for the time being in force shall be posted in some conspicuous place in every prison to which the same relate. "Wherever in any enactment reference is made to rules made under and in virtue of the powers conferred by the Prisons (Scotland) Administration Act, 1860, such reference shall be deemed and taken to be made to rules made or continued or altered under and in virtue of the powers conferred by this Act. Administration of Prisons

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