Prisons Act, 1933

Definitions and application.

1.—(1) In this Act—

the expression “the Principal Act” means the General Prisons (Ireland) Act, 1877 ;

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Justice;

the expression “local authority” means the council of the county or county borough in which is situated the prison in relation to which the expression is used;

the word “prison” means a gaol or prison to which the Prisons (Ireland) Acts, 1826 to 1907, apply and includes any land held or used in conjunction with and for the purposes of any such prison.

(2) This Act shall not apply to the Mountjoy Male Prison, Dublin, nor to the Mountjoy Female Prison, Dublin.