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R E P O R T S

FROM

COMMISSIONERS, INSPECTORS,

AND OTHERS:

1895.

FORTY-SEVEN VOLUMES:-CONTENTS OF THE

TWENTY-FOURTH VOLUME.

N.B.- THE Figures at the beginning of the line, correspond with the N° at the foot of each Report; and the Figures at the end of the line, refer to the MS. Paging of the Volumes arranged for The House of Commons.

HABITUAL OFFENDERS, &c. (SCOTLAND): [c. 7753.] Report from the Departmental Committee on Habitual Offenders,

Vagrants, Beggars, Inebriates, and Juvenile Delinquents. p. 1

V[c. 7753-1.] Minutes of Evidence, with Appendix and Index.

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VOL XXXVII.-1895.

DEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEE ON HABITUAL OFFENDERS, INEBRIATES, &C.

(SCOTLAND).

R E P O R T

FROM THE

DEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEE

ON

HABITUAL OFFENDERS, VAGRANTS, BEGGARS, INEBRIATES,

AND JUVENILE DELINQUENTS.

[THE MINUTES OF EVIDENCE, APPENDICES, AND INDEX

ARE PUBLISHED SEPARATELY.]

Presented to both houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty.

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And to be purchased, either directly or through any Bookseller, from
JOHN MENZIES & CO., 12 HANOVER STREET, EDINBURGH, and

90 WEST NILE STREET, GLASGOW ; or
EYRE & SPOTTISWOODE, EAST HARDING STREET, FLEET STREET, E.C.; or
HODGES, FIGGIS, & CO., LIMITED, 104 GRAFTON STREET, DUBLIN.

1895.
|C.7753. Price 6d.]

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A. - HABITUAL PETTY OFFENDERS apprehended, convicted, fined, or imprisoned

for (1) Drunkenness, accompanied by incapacity or disorderly conduct;
(2) Breaches of the Peace and Petty Assaults ; (3) Prostitution ;
(4) Vagrancy and Begging ; (5) Petty Thefts, with Sentences of 14 days
and under.

B.—VAGRANTS, BEGGARS, TINKERS, and GIPSIES.—Their habits and mode of

living. Experience in other countries.

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C.-HABITUAL DRUNKARDS OF POORER CLASSES seldom or never coming under

cognisance of the police— The Habitual Drunkards Act, 1879, and the
Inebriates Act of 1888—Procedure antecedent to admission to Licensed
Retreats—The element of compulsion-Maintenance by friends, Church,
philanthropic, or other agencies—Period and conditions of detention in
Licensed Houses or Retreats—Experience in other countries.

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D.-WELL-TO-DO HABITUAL DRUNKARDS.—Habitual Drunkards Act, 1879, and

Inebriates Act of 1888—Element of compulsion Licensed Retreats-
Period of detention, &c.—Experience in other countries.

E.--RESULT OF DETENTION OF VOLUNTARY INEBRIATES AND HABITUAL PETTY

OFFENDERS in Asylums, Homes, Shelters, licensed and unlicensed, in
this country-Period of detention—Employment-Maintenance.

F.-JUVENILE DELINQUENTS.

[Witnesses, when cited to appear, were supplied with the foregoing.]

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