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V. How are the prisoners classified T (a) Prisoners before trial.
(6) Debtors.
(c) Convicted prisoners, who are sub-divided into 4
classes according to their sentences.
VT. Is penal labour—that is, labour by ti*eadi_ill,
crank, or shot drill—in force 1
VII. If so, during what periods of imprisonments,
in respect of what classes of prisoners, and during how
m a n y hours, is such penal labour enforced ? In
stating hours of treadwheel labour, give,first,the total
time on and off at the wheel, etc.; secondly, the length
of spells and intervals of rest.
VIII. W h a t kind of labour, other than penal labour,
is in use .
IX. If the prisoners are employed beyond the walls
of the gaol, state—
1. On what kind of work they are so employed ?
2. H o w are they supervised ?
3. H o w m a n y escapes of prisoners, while being em–
ployed beyond the gaol, have taken place daring each
of the last three years !
Penal labour is in force principally in the form of
stone-breaking; treadmill cannot be resorted to owing
to want of appliances. Crank is in force as punishment
labour, but is seldom used.
See answer to question No. VI.
(a) Daring all periods of imprisonment in the Central
(6) All classes of prisoners in the Central Prison
excepting those sentenced to imprisonment only.
(c) The usual number of hours for a day's labour
to complete 10,000 revolutions.
Shoe-making, tailoring, carpentering, baking,
cooking, washing, masonry, weaving, stocking-making,
white-washing, cleaning, road-making, stone-breaking,
Cultivating Prison Farm ; building ; a few convicts
are employed on conservancy, fetching stone for stone-
breaking and carrying away manure from Police stables,
public garden, cleaning and watering Government
plantations and trees.
A temporary Reformatory Prison was established at
Athalassa Farm on the 16th April, 1920, where juve–
nile convicts are employed on husbandry and other
farm works. This has been converted into a Juvenile
Convict Settlement,
B y prison warders and armed escorts of Police, and
in some cases by convict guards.
In 1928, one ; recaptured.
In 1929, none.
In 1930, two ; recaptured.