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(HO45/11033)


(1). That the close cropping of the hair of
convicts should be abolished, and in future
the hair of all male prisoners should be cut
like that of a respectable man in ordinary
life, that is, short, but not close clipped.

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(2). That the prisoners should in future, as a general
rule, be transferred in
civil clothes, to avoid exposure to the public
in prison dress.

(3). That as far as is practicable, prisoners should see
their friends at visits without the interposition
of wire, or bars; and that, as far as is possible
with proper precautions, the visits should take place
in a room with only a table between the visitor
and the prisoner.

They also propose to (4). give generous discretion
to allow prisoners and friends to embrace each
other if they desire to do so;