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The Vagrancy Act, 1943 (Bengal Act)

( ACT NO. VII OF 1943 )

Chapter III


Provision of vagrants’ homes
13. (1) The Government may provide and maintain together with the necessary furniture, equipment and establishment, one or more vagrants' homes at such place or places as it thinks fit and such vagrants' homes may include provision for the teaching of agricultural, industrial or other pursuits and for the general education and medical care of the inmates.
(2) Every such vagrants' home shall be under the immediate charge of a Manager who shall be appointed by the Government and who shall perform his functions subject to the orders of the Controller.
(3) The Government may appoint in respect of a vagrants' home a suitably qualified person as medical officer and one or more suitably qualified persons as teachers.

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