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Section 8 – The Prisoners Act,1900

The Prisoners Act,1900

Section 8. Delivery of persons sentenced to transportation by High Court

Where any person is sentenced by the High Court in the exercise of its original criminal jurisdiction to transportation, the Court shall cause him to be delivered for intermediate custody to the Superintendent, and the transportation of such person shall be deemed to commence from such delivery.



In Section 8, –

(a) For the words “criminal jurisdictions” , substitute the words “or appellate criminal jurisdiction or by the Court of Session for Greater Bombay” ;

(b) For “the Court” , substitute the words “the High Court or the Sessions Court, as the case may be” ;

(c) In the marginal note after the words “High Court” , add the words “or the Sessions Court” . [Bomb. Acts 7 of 1949 and 15 of 1959].

Tamil Nadu

Section 8 omitted. [Mad. Act 11 of 1958].

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