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Prisons (Scotland) Act 1877

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67Commissioners of supply of counties or magistrates of burghs may contribute to reformatories or industrial schools

The commissioners of supply of any county or the magistrates of any burgh may resolve to contribute to any reformatory or industrial school in any part of Scotland which has been certified by one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, in terms of an Act passed in the seventeenth and eighteenth years of Her present Majesty, intituled " An Act for the better care and refor-" that ion of youthful offenders in Great Britain," or the Industrial Schools Act, 1866, or any Act amending the same, and on such resolution, stating the name of the reformatory or industrial school to which they propose to contribute, being transmitted to the Secretary of State for the Home Department, being one of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, he shall intimate whether he approves or disapproves of such resolution; and if he intimate that he approves thereof, such commissioners or magistrates may from time to time pay over such sum as they may think fit to the directors and managers of such reformatory or industrial school, and such sum shall be a charge on the county general assessment or on any municipal or police or other assessment of any burgh, as the case may be: Provided, that if at any time such Secretary of State shall notify his withdrawal of such his approval, it shall no longer be lawful for the commissioners or magistrates to contribute to such reformatory or industrial school.

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