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Forms of Warrants.
IN THE MATTER of "The Transfer of Prisoners Ordinance."
Keeper of the Prison at
To WHEREAS was on the day of duly convicted by (here state the Court before which the prisoner was convicted) for that he on the day of 19 did (here state the offence of which the prisoner was convicted) and was sentenced to be imprisoned (with hard labour if so ordered) for the term of
be transferred and that he there do serve the part of the said term of
And whereas it is expedient that the said to the Prison said term of imprisonment (or imprisonment).
And whereas under the powers conferred upon me in that behalf by "The Transfer of Prisoners Ordinance," It has been ordered that the said do serve the said term of imprisonment part of the said term of imprisonment) in the prison. This is to Command you the said to deliver the body of the said prisoner into the custody of the said and you the said to take the said and him safely to convey and there deliver him to the proper authorities appointed to receive such prisoners transferred under the said Ordinance. And for so doing this shall be your sufficient warrrant. under my hand this day of Governor or Colonial Secretary.
IN THE MATTER of "The Transfer of Prisoners Ordinance." To Keeper of the Prison at was on the day of 19 duly convicted by the and was sentenced to be imprisoned (with hard labour if so ordered) for the term of And whereas by virtue of the "Transfer of Prisoners Ordinance" the said been ordered to be removed to prison to serve the remainder of the said term of imprisonment (or other part of the said term of imprisonment). This shall be your sufficient authority for receiving the said and confining him as a prisoner in the prison herein named and for the term of imprisonment herein specified.
under my hand this
FOREIGN PRISONERS (DETENTION).
1. Every person who has been or may hereafter be sentenced Authority to by any Court of competent jurisdiction within the territory of imprison Northern Nigeria, or within any other territory to which the Colony perGovernor may in exercise of the powers hereby conferred upon sons senhim declare the provisions of this Ordinance to extend or apply, to tenced in imprisonment with or without hard labour, may be sent into, Nigeria or imprisoned, and detained in the Colony until the expiration of adjacent tersuch sentence and shall be treated in every respect as if the ritory. sentence had been pronounced by some Court of competent jurisdiction within the Colony.
2. A Certificate signed by the Colonial Secretary setting forth Evidence of that from documents deposited in his office it appears that the the sentence. person or persons named in such certificate has or have been sentenced as in this Ordinance mentioned, and for the time named in such certificate, shall in all Courts and places and for all purposes whatsoever be deemed to be conclusive evidence at all times during the continuance of such term, that such person or persons is or are duly imprisoned and kept to hard labour or otherwise as the case may be under and by virtue of the provisions of this Ordinance.
3. In this Ordinance "Colony " includes Protectorate.
4. This Ordinance may be cited as "The Foreign Prisoners' Short title. Detention Ordinance.'
1. This Ordinance may be cited for all purposes as "The Flogand applica- ging Regulation Ordinance," and applies to the Colony and Protectorate.
Twenty-four strokes the maximum for an offence.
Twenty-four strokes the maximum for combined
Twenty-four strokes the maximum
for breach of
The instrument to be used,
2. When a person is convicted of any offence legally punishable by flogging, the sentence awarded by the Court for such offence shall not, anything to the contrary in any law or order notwithstanding, exceed the number of 24 strokes in the case of adults and 12 strokes in the case of juvenile offenders.
3. When a person is convicted at one trial of any two or more distinct offences, any two or more of which are legally punishable by flogging, the combined sentences awarded by the Court for any such offences shall not, anything to the contrary in any law or order notwithstanding, exceed a total number of 24 strokes in the case of adults and 12 strokes in the case of juvenile offenders.
4. When any sentence of flogging shall be passed by the lawful authority upon any prisoner for breach of any Prison or other Regulation or Regulations, the total number of strokes to be inflicted under such sentence shall not exceed 24 in the case of adults and 12 in the case of juvenile offenders; and no prisoner shall be liable to more than one such sentence in respect of the act or acts or omission or omissions in respect of which he shall have been sentenced as aforesaid.
5. No sentence shall be carried out except with an instrument approved by the Governor.
6. In no case shall a sentence of flogging be passed upon a to be flogged. female either by the Courts or in the prisons of the Colony, or
NAVAL, MILITARY, POLICE, &c.
WHEREAS it is expedient that the conveyance of strong drinks on board any of His Majesty's ships be subject to the control of the officers commanding the same;
And whereas it is also expedient to provide for the punishment of persons guilty of complicity in desertion from His Majesty's ships:
1. It shall not be lawful for any person to convey on board any Strong drinks of His Majesty's ships or vessels any spirituous or fermented not to be liquor of any description without the previous consent of the officer conveyed on commanding the same; and any person who shall convey on board His Majesty's any such ship or vessel as aforesaid any spirituous or fermented ships without liquor of any description without such previous consent as afore- of the comsaid, or shall approach, or hover about, any such ship or vessel for manding the purpose of conveying any spirituous or fermented liquor of any description on board the same without such previous consent, or for the purpose of delivering without such previous consent, any spirituous or fermented liquor of any description to any person on board the same, shall be guilty of an offence, and, upon conviction thereof before a District Commissioner, shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding ten pounds, or, in default of payment, to imprisonment, with or without hard labour, for any period not exceeding six months.
2. It shall be lawful for any officer in His Majesty's service, or Power to warrant or petty officer of the navy, or non-commissioned officer of search boats marines, with or without seamen or persons under his command, to for, and seize, strong search any boat or vessel approaching, or hovering about, or under certain having approached, or hovered about, any of His Majesty's ships circumor vessels, under circumstances giving rise to a reasonable suspicion
Penalty for 3. Whosoever shall by any means, directly or indirectly, procomplicity in cure, move, command, persuade, incite, counsel or aid, or attempt desertion from to procure, move, command, persuade, incite, counsel or aid, any His Majesty's ships. officer, seaman or marine in His Majesty's service to desert, or improperly absent himself from, his ship or vessel, or shall approach, or hover about, any of His Majesty's ships or vessels for the purpose of assisting any such officer, seaman or marine as aforesaid to desert, or improperly absent himself from, his ship or vessel, or shall receive, harbour or maintain any such officer, seaman or marine, knowing him to have deserted, or improperly absented himself from, his ship or vessel, and intending to assist him to escape being punished for such desertion or absence, shall be guilty of an offence, and, upon conviction thereof before a District Commissioner, shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding ten pounds, or, in default of payment, to imprisonment, with or without hard labour, for a period not exceeding three months.
Power to arrest offenders.
Rewards to informers.
Costs of prosecution.
of an offence under the first section of this Ordinance being intended, and, if any spirituous or fermented liquor of any description be found in or upon such boat or vessel, to seize such spirituous or fermented liquor, and the same shall be forfeited to His Majesty.
4. It shall be lawful for any officer in His Majesty's service, or any such warrant or petty officer, or non-commissioned officer, as aforesaid, or any constable or peace officer, with or without warrant or other process, to apprehend or cause to be apprehended, any person offending against any provision of this Ordinance, and to forthwith bring him, or cause him to be brought, before a District Commissioner to be dealt with according to law, or secure him, or cause him to be secured, in an ordinary lock-up house, until he can be brought before a District Commissioner for the purpose aforesaid.
5. The Governor may award a portion, not exceeding one-half, of every sum recovered as a penalty from any offender under this Ordinance to any person who, by giving information or otherwise, shall have conduced to the conviction of such offender; and, subject to any such award, every sum of money recovered as aforesaid shall be paid to the Colonial Treasurer as part of the general revenues of the Colony.
6. Every person convicted of an offence under this Ordinance shall be liable to pay the costs of the prosecution.
7. This Ordinance may be cited as "The Navy Discipline (Drink and Desertion) Ordinance."