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THE IDENTIFICATION OF PRISONERS ACT, 1920

(ACT NO. XXXIII OF 1920).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 9th September, 1920  
  
     An Act to authorize the taking of measurements and photographs of convicts and others.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to authorize the taking of measurements and photographs of convicts and others; It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1.Short title and extent
2.Definitions
3.Taking of measurements, etc., of convicted persons
4.Taking of measurements, etc., of non-convicted persons
5.Power of Magistrate to order a person to be measured or photographed
6.Resistance to the taking of measurements, etc.
7.Destruction of photographs and records of measurements, etc., on acquittal
8.Power to make rules
9.Bar of suits
 
 

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