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The Borstal Schools Act, 1928

( ACT NO. I OF 1928 )

Transfer of incorrigibles, etc., to prisons
15. Notwithstanding any thing elsewhere contained in this Act, if an adolescent offender detained in a Borstal school-
 
 
(a) is reported to the Government by the Visiting Committee of such school to be incorrigible or to be exercising a bed influence on the other inmates of the school, or
 
 
(b) escapes from the Borstal school or removes himself from the supervision of the institution, society or person under which he was permitted to live by license under section 12,
 
 
the Government may, alter the unexpired residue of the term of detention to such term of imprisonment of either description as the Government may determine:
 
 
Provided that the period of imprisonment shall not exceed-
 
 
(a) such unexpired residue, or
 
 
(b) the maximum period of imprisonment provided by law for the offence or the failure to give security, as the case may be, in consequence of which the adolescent offender was ordered to be detained in a Borstal school,
 
 
whichever is less:
 
 
Provided further that no such adolescent offender shall be ordered by the Government to be punished with rigorous imprisonment unless such imprisonment was provided by law for the original offence or the failure to give security, as the case may be, in consequence of which he was ordered to be detained in a Borstal school,

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