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HO301/4; evidence presented
to the Royal Commission on Capital Punishment. In 1949-50 a Royal
Commission on Capital Punishment was set up. This is part of the evidence
they heard. The Commission recommended that capital punishment should
be abolished for a trial period of five years.
Sources 1 & 2 describe exactly how hanging was carried out.
Put some of the evidence you
have found from these sources in your Gallery Worksheet