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4. How are the profits of their labour accounted for .
X. What was the total annual cost of the prisons
daring the year 1
X L What was the annual amoant of tbe prisoners'
•earnings daring the year .
XII. What is the number of the hoars allotted for
-sleep ? And, if sleep is in association, are the dormi–
tories lighted ; and how often are they patrolled during
the night .
Profits are paid into the Treasury or are accounted
for by the Public Works Department.
£ s. cp.
Nicosia, Central Prison
12 477 0 6
933 0 7
871 0 7
621 9 2
260 5 2
561 1 0
Crown Agents' accounts, etc
848 18 2
General ToUl 16,572 15 8
Taking an average of the number of prisoners cm-
ployed on pubhc works and valuing their labour at
4*cp. per m a n per diem for stone-breaking and 6c-p.
for other works, the value of the services of the convicts
during the year m a y be put at £1,924 lis. lcp. The
estimated value of the labour of prisoners employed
on industrial work (shoe-making, tailoring, weaving,
carpentering, brush-making, stocking-making, and
baking) is £2,466 15*. Ocp.
1,060 cubic yards of broken stone were supplied to
the PubUc Works Department for which no payment
was received.
Total, £4,391 12s. 7cp.
In winter 10 hours, in summer 8 hours. Sleep is in
association in the District Prisons. The passages, cor–
ridors, and wards are well lighted. They are constantly
patrolled during the night, and are visited frequently
and at uncertain hours by the Governor of the Prison.
Each prisoner sleeps in a separate cell in the Central
X J H . W h a t were the number and nature of the
punishments inflicted for offences committed by priso–
ners undergoing imprisonment ?
XIV. Is there, or are there, any Chaplain or Chap–
lains of any. and what, religious persuasions !
XV. Are religious services regularly, or otherwise,
performed for the benefit of the prisoners of any, and,
if any, what, religious persuasion .
X V I . Are R o m a n Catholic Priests and Dissenting
Ministers allowed free access to prisoners of their o w n
persuasion? A n d are they apprised when prisoners
of their respective persuasions enter the prison .
XVH. What provision is made for the education of
prisoners ?
One warder is stationed in each corridor or (in the
Central Prison) Block.
Solitary confinement, with bread and water 1 to
6 days
Bread and water 1 to 7 days
Dark Cell
*. 3
There are no Chaplains attached to the prisons.
Priests of all denominations are admitted at the request
of the prisoners.
In the District Prisons no religious services are held,
except at Paphos for Greek-Christians. The Greek-
Christians confess and receive the sacrament on their
chief religious festivals. In the Central Prison a service
for Moslems is held on Fridays and on alternate
Sundavs a priest or layman attends and ministers
to the "members of the Greek Church. The attendance
of the hodja and that of the priest and layman has been
regular. A religious and general instructor ^in addi–
tion to the priest or layman) appointed from 6th May,
1906, for Greek; also for Moslem. Attendance of
Moslem and Greek teachers to school classes and for
religious instruction has been regular.
Access is allowed to priests of all denominations.
They are not apprised when prisoners are admitted,
but notice would be given if prisoners expressed a wish
to see them.
la Central Prison 3 classes of one hour each are held
weekly ; in District Prisons there are no schools, but
well-conducted prisoners who can read are allowed to
have educational and religious books of their respective