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The Reformatory Schools Act,1897

The Reformatory Schools Act,1897






1 Title and extent
2-3 Repeals
4 Definitions
5 Power establish and discontinue reformatory schools. The State Government may
6 Requisites of Schools
7 Inspection of Reformatory Schools
8 Power of Courts to direct youthful offenders to be sent to Reformatory Schools
9 Procedure where Magistrate is not empowered to pass an order under section 8
10 Power of Magistrates to direct boys under fifteen sentenced to imprisonment to be sent to Reformatory Schools
11 Preliminary inquiry and finding as to age of youthful offender
12 Government to determine Reformatory School to which such offenders shall be sent
13 Persons found to be over eighteen years not to be detained in Reformatory Schools
14 Discharge or removal by order of Government
15 Agreement between States
16 Certain orders not subject to appeal or revision
17 Appointment of Superintendent and committee of Visitors or board of Management
18 Superintendent may license youthful offenders to employers of about
19 Cancellation of license
20 Determination of license
21 Cancellation of license in case of ill-treatment
22 Superintendent to be deemed guardian of youthful offenders
23 Duties of Committee of Visitors
24 Powers of Board of Management
25 Power to appoint trustees or other managers of a school to be a Board of Management
26 Power of Board to make rules
27 Penalty for introduction or removal or supply of prohibited articles and communication with youthful offenders
28 Penalty for abetting escape of youthful offender
29 Arrest if escaped youthful offender
30 Application of Act 15 of 1869 to youthful offenders detained in Reformatory Schools
31 Power to deal in other ways with youthful offenders, including girls
32 Procedure when youthful offender under detention in a Reformatory School is again convicted and sentenced


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