118.The prisoner is placed on the drop on a marked spot so that his feet are directly across the division of the trap doors. The Executioner places a white cap over the prisoner's head and places the noose round his neck, while the assistant pinions his legs. When the Executioner sees that all is ready he pulls the lever.

119. The Medical Officer at once proceeds to the pit and examines the prisoner to see that life is extinct. The shed is then locked and the body hangs for one hour.