Prison Act of 1894 Current Affairs, GK & News

Punjab Prison Rules, 2021

The Punjab Cabinet recently approved Punjab Prison Rules, 2021. These rules were approved under the Prison Act, 1894. Background The Punjab Jail Manual of 1996 has become archaic. There is a need to update it in the changed scenario of modernisation. Punjab Prison Rules, 2021 New security parameters such as effective surveillance and safe custody ..




Parole: Explained

Parole is a system of conditional release of a prisoner for a set period of time subject to behaviour and requires periodic reporting to the authorities. How Parole is different from furlough? Furlough is given in case of long-term imprisonment. A prisoner is entitled to be released on furlough for 14 days in a year. ..