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Abroad.

Up Park Camp, Jamaica; Newcastle, Jamaica; St. Helena; Mount Aureol, Sierra Leone; Phoenix Camp, Mauritius; Hong Kong; Tanglin Barracks, Singapore; Port Canning, Singapore; [Penang]; [Floriana and] Pembroke Camp, Malta; Pietermaritzburg [and Ladysmith], South Africa; [ Colombo arid] Trincomali, Ceylon; and Alexandria, Egypt.

2. Military prisons will, in future, be classified as Central, District, or Branch Prisons, and will be administered under the Rules for Military Prisons. A table of the prisons to be allotted to each District is printed in the appendix to this Order.

Appendix.

List Op Military Prisons [revised To December 31, 1903].

List of Central or District Prisons and Branch Prisons, showing the Military Districts to which they will be attached.

Military District or
Command.

Central or District Military
Prisons.

Branch Military Prisons.

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Sheffield.

Preston.

Warley.

Weedon.

Bristol.

Newport, Mon.

Pembroke Dock.

Parkhurst.

Portland.*

South Hill, Jersey.

Fort George, Guernsey.

Chatham (Fort Clarence) .t

Shorncliffe.t

• Added by Army Order 86 of 1903.

t Added by Army Order 328 of 1901.

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• Added by Army Order 77 of 1902. t Added by Army Order 114 ot 1903. 5. Summary Punishments.

Rules Fob Summary Punishment, Dated July 30, 1881, And November 26, 1881, Made Under The Army Discipline And .regulation (annual) Act, 1881.*

(1) Where a court-martial can sentence an offender to summary punishment, the court may sentence him for a period not exceeding three months to one of the following summary punishments, namely: —

(a) Field imprisonment No. 1; or

(6) Field imprisonment No. 2.

(2) Where an offender is sentenced to field imprisonment No.

1, he may, during the continuance of his sentence, be punished as follows: —

(a) He may be kept in irons, i.e., in fetters or handcuffs, or

both fetters and handcuffs; and may be secured so as to prevent his escape;

(b) When in irons he may be attached for a period or

periods not exceeding two hours in any one day to a fixed object in such manner that he must remain in a fixed position, but he must not be so attached during more than three out of any four consecutive days, nor during more than twenty-one days in all;

(c) Straps or ropes may be used for the purpose of these

rules in lieu of irons;

(d) He may be subjected to the like labour, employment, and restraint, and dealt with in like manner as if he were under a sentence of imprisonment with hard labour.

(3) Where an offender is sentenced to field imprisonment No.

2, the foregoing rule with respect to field imprisonment No. 1 shall apply to him, except that he shall not be liable to be attached in a fixed position as provided by paragraph (b) of Rule 2.

(4) Every portion of a summary punishment shall be inflif ted in such a manner as is calculated not to cause injury or to leave any permanent mark on the offender; and a portion of a summary punishment must be discontinued upon a report by a responsible medical officer that the continuance of that portion would be prejudicial to the offender's health.

Hugh C. E. ChUders.

30th July, 1881.

"44 k 45 Vict. c. 9.

The foregoing rules are to be observed by the Royal Marine forces when subject to the Army Act, 1881, until further rules are made in pursuance of section 44 of the said Act.

Northbrook.

A. Cooper-Kay.

Admiralty.

2Gth November, 1881.

6. Effects of Officers and Soldiers.

Royal Wakrant Dated August 22, 1893, As To Ths
Soldiers' Effects Fi Nd.*

Victoria R. I.

Whereas by Our Warrants of the 12th June, 1884, and the 16th July, 1887, we were pleased to make regulations for carrying into effect the provisions of section 18 of the Regimental Debts Act, 1863,t respecting the undisposed of residues of the effects of persons dying on service while subject to military law.

And whereas by the Regimental Debts Act, 1893,+ which comes into operation on the 1st October, 1893, the Regimental Debts Act, 1863,t is repealed:

And whereas, we deem it expedient by this Our Warrant, to make regulations for carrying into effect the provisions of section 10, (2), of the Regimental Debts Act, 1893; %

Now therefore Our Will and Pleasure is, and We do by this Our Warrant direct, as follows: —

1. Our Warrants of the 12th June, 1884, and the 16th July, 1887, shall be and the same are hereby cancelled as from the 1st October, 1893.

2. All such undisposed of and unappropriated residues, mentioned in section 10, (2), of the Regimental Debts Act, 1893,i as are now in the hands of Our Secretary of State for War, and are applicable as mentioned in that sub-section, together with any income and accumulations of income accrued therefrom, shall forthwith, and all such undisposed of and unappropriated residues as shall, from time to time, hereafter be in the hands of Our Secretary of State for War for the time being, together with any income and accumulations of income accrued therefrom, shall, from time to time, until We shall by Our Warrant direct to the contrary, be paid over and transferred

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unto the Official Trustees for the time being of the Patriotic Fund; and We do hereby order and direct the payment over and transfer of the said residues and income and accumulations of income accordingly.

3. All residues and income and accumulations of income so to be paid over or transferred as aforesaid from time to time, shall form one fund to be called the "Soldiers' Effects Fund," to be under the management and control of the Executive Committee for the time being of Our Commissioners for the time being of the said Patriotic Fund, but subject to and under such orders and regulations as may from time to time be made by Our said Commissioners, or any three or more of them; and shall be applied in payment of such compassionate, annual, or other allowances, to the widows and children or other dependent relatives of soldiers dying on service, or within six months after discharge, and generally in such manner for the benefit of such widows and children or other dependent relatives of soldiers dying as aforesaid, as the said Executive Committee, or any two or more of them, shall from time to time think fit, preferential consideration being given to the widows and children of soldiers on the married establishment, who—

(a.) "Were killed in action or died of wounds received in action, or from illness which can be directly traced to fatigue, privation, or exposure incidental to active operations in the field, within twelve months of sustaining such wound or contracting such illness;

(6.) Died from an injury directly traceable to military duty within twelve months of sustaining such injury;

(c.) Died from illness directly traceable to fatigue, privation or exposure in the performance of military duty.

4. The widows and children of mobilised Army Reserve men dying as aforesaid shall be considered as on the married establishment.

6. The said "Soldiers' Effects Fund," shall be held by the Official Trustees for the time being of the said Patriotic Fund, on behalf of Our said Commissioners for the time being as having the management thereof. Our said Commissioners shall be at liberty to invest the said " Soldiers' Effects Fund " upon such investments as they or any three or more of them shall from time to time think fit, and shall keep separate accounts of the said Fund.

6. This Warrant shall come into operation on the 1st October, 1893.

Given at Our Court at Osborne this 22nd day of August, 1893, in the 57th year of Our Reign.

By Her Majesty's Command,

H. Campbdl-Bannerman.

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