General Prisons (Ireland) Act, 1877

General Prisons Board to make rules with respect to prisons.

12. The General Prisons Board may, subject to the approval of the Lord Lieutenant and Privy Council, from time to time, by rules to be made in manner herein-after prescribed, alter or repeal the byelaws in force for the time being for the regulation of any prison and for the duties and conduct of the governor and other officers of the said prison, and for the classification diet clothing maintenance employment instruction discipline and correction of all persons confined therein, and may repeal rules so made and may make new rules instead thereof.

7 Geo. 4. c. 74.

No rule shall be made by the General Prisons Board inconsistent with any of the regulations contained in the one hundred and ninth section of the Prisons (Ireland) Act 1826.