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§148‑24.  Religious services.

The general policies, rulesand regulations of the Department of Correction shall provide for religiousservices to be held in all units of the State prison system on Sunday and atsuch other times as may be deemed appropriate. Attendance of prisoners atreligious services shall be voluntary. The Secretary of Correction shall ifpossible secure the visits of some minister at the prison hospitals toadminister to the spiritual wants of the sick. (1873‑4, c. 158, s. 18;1883, c. 349; Code, s. 3446; Rev., s. 5405; 1915, c. 125, ss. 1, 2; 1917, c.286, s. 15; C.S., s. 7735; 1925, c. 163; c. 275, s. 6; 1933, c. 172, s. 18;1955, c. 238, s. 9; 1967, c. 996, s. 6; 1973, c. 1262, s. 10.)