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  Chapter 8: Penal Servitude in Early Modern Spain
Penal servitude, like slavery, is an excellent example of the survival of classical and medieval influences, but both institutions also existed simultaneously on the Peninsula and in the New World during the colonial period.
In Spanish America penal servitude followed the Peninsular model, except that the line between public and private interests was blurred.
The decline in the death rate and the increase in the number of those completing their terms was more likely a reflection of the tendency in the last decades of the eighteenth century to reduce the length of sentences while at the same time extending presidio punishment to a greater number of offenders.
libro.uca.edu /pservitude/psems8.htm   (5136 words)

He appears to have remained clear of the law until he was 30, when he was sentenced to 5 years penal servitude at Belfast Assizes.
There is not much information available on his career in crime except that it started when he was 14 years of age, and from ten convictions he served 13 years penal servitude.It might be appropriate at this point to describe the term penal servitude.
He was given 18 months but with the proviso that if he came back to that court he could not hope to escape a long sentence of penal servitude.
peterman.org.uk /fourpetermen.htm   (3717 words)

  Transportation and Penal Servitude Explained
Penal Servitude was introduced by the 1853 Penal Servitude Act that retained only long-term transportation and the 1857 Penal Servitude Act abolished the sentence of transportation - but in fact prisoners were still transported after this date.
Penal Servitude was a term of imprisonment that usually included hard labour and was served in this country.
Sentences of 7 years transportation or less were substituted by penal servitude for 4 years; 7 to 10 years transportation by 4 to 10 years; 10 to 15 years by 6 to 8 years’ penal servitude; over 15 years’ transportation by 6 to 10 years’ penal servitude; transportation for life by penal servitude for life.
www.schools.bedfordshire.gov.uk /gaol/background/t&p.htm   (605 words)

  Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for penal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Penal progress: the UK's large prison population is fuelled by a high level of recidivism.
The `penal reformatory' that never was: proposals to establish Borstal training in New South Wales, 1900-1948.
The advent of the penal state is not a destiny.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=penal&StartAt=11   (967 words)

  Penal labour - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Penal labour or penal servitude is a form of unfree labour.
The British Penal Servitude Act of 1853 substituted penal servitude for transportation.
Sentences of penal servitude were served in convict prisons and were controlled by the Home Office and the Prison Commissioners.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Penal_servitude   (624 words)

 Coinage Offences - LoveToKnow 1911
The punishment for such offences is either penal servitude for life or for not less than three years, or imprisonment for not more than two years, with or without hard labour.
Whoever impairs, diminishes or lightens current gold or silver coin, with intent to pass same, is liable to penal servitude for from three to fourteen years (s.
4), and whoever has in his possession filings or clippings obtained by impairing or lightening current coin is liable to the same punishment, or to penal servitude for from three to seven years.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Coinage_Offences   (504 words)

 United Nations Human Rights Website - Treaty Bodies Database - Document - State Party Report - Republic of Korea
The Penal Procedure Code was amended in December 1995, allowing court judges to personally interrogate the suspect concerning the issuance of a detention warrant (enforced as of January 1997), and for exercising caution and prudence in cases of physical detention and prevention of illegal acts such as torture by investigative agencies (art.
Furthermore, a person who commits such crimes, thereby causing injury, shall be punished by penal servitude for a minimum of one year, and if his actions cause the death of a person, he shall be punished by penal servitude for three years to life.
In sum, the laws of the Republic of Korea provide for penal servitude for a definite term, a minimum of one year for acts of torture and attempted acts of torture, as well as for all types of cruel and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
www.unhchr.ch /tbs/doc.nsf/(Symbol)/0aa227fe9c4c1838802565460053e5d6?Opendocument   (15679 words)

 penal (definition)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
[a] subject to punishment by law; "a penal offense".
[a] serving as or designed to impose punishment; "penal servitude"; "a penal colony";.
[a] of or relating to punishment; "penal reform"; "penal code".
lookwayup.com /lwu.exe/lwu/d?s=f&w=penal   (32 words)

 Abashiri Prison Museum Materials
For example, an observer is necessary for the penal servitude person of the fourth rank at the time of the interview,
Penal servitude person one rank has listening to the radio forgiven four times every month, and a game and an athletic
It is the penal servitude person of the second rank and more that providing of the photograph such as the parents,
www.kangoku.jp /world/data4.htm   (421 words)

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