The Prison Act,1894
Section 6. Officers of prisons
For every prison there shall be a Superintendent, a Medical Officer (who may also be the Superintendent), a Medical Subordinate, a Jailer and such other officers as the State Government thinks necessary :
Provided that 1[the State Government of Bombay] may2 declare by order in writing that in any prison specified in the order the office of Jailer shall be held by the person appointed to be Superintendent.
1. Subs. by the A.O.1937 for “the Governor of Bombay in Council”.
2. The words “with the previous sanction of the G.G.in C.” omitted, ibid.