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Destitute Persons Act
     (CHAPTER 78)

Table of Contents

Long Title

1 Short title
2 Interpretation
3 Power to require destitute person to reside in welfare home
4 Penalty for begging
5 Voluntary admission into welfare home
6 Taking of finger impressions and photographs
7 Minister may establish welfare homes
8 Board of Visitors
9 Rules for management of welfare homes
10 Review Committee
11 Discharge from welfare homes
12 Discharge to care of relative or other person
13 Persons in welfare home may be required to work
14 Persons in welfare home may be sent to hospital
15 Director may transfer persons in welfare homes
16 Penalty for escape from lawful custody of welfare home
17 Penalty for behaving in disorderly manner
18 Arrest of escaped destitute person
19 Return to welfare home after serving sentence
20 Discharge

Legislative History