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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_148 > GS_148-20

§148‑20.  Corporal punishment of prisoners prohibited.

It is unlawful for theSecretary of Correction or any other person having the care, custody, orcontrol of any prisoner in this State to make or enforce any rule or regulationproviding for the whipping, flogging, or administration of any similar corporalpunishment of any prisoner, or to give any specific order for or cause to beadministered or personally to administer or inflict any such corporalpunishment. (1917, c. 286, s. 7; C.S., s. 7728; 1925, c. 163;1933, c. 172, s. 18; 1955, c. 238, s. 9; 1963, c. 1174, s. 1; 1967, c. 996, s.15; 1973, c. 1262, s. 10.)