2020 Georgia Code
Title 42 - Penal Institutions
Chapter 5 - Correctional Institutions of State and Counties
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 42-5-16. Trading With Inmates Without Consent of Warden or Superintendent

Universal Citation: GA Code § 42-5-16 (2020)

It shall be unlawful for any person to trade or traffic with, buy from, or sell any article to an inmate without the knowledge and consent of the warden, superintendent, or the designated representative in charge.

(Ga. L. 1903, p. 71, § 2; Penal Code 1910, § 1233; Code 1933, § 77-405; Ga. L. 1961, p. 45, § 1.)


Paid interview with inmate.

- Interview with an inmate, for which the inmate is paid, is an illegal transaction unless consummated with the knowledge and approval of the warden or deputy warden in charge of the prisoner. 1969 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 69-299.

Payment for blood collected from inmate.

- Hospital may collect blood from an inmate and pay the inmate a fee for the blood with the approval of the appropriate warden or deputy warden. 1969 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 69-21.


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 60 Am. Jur. 2d, Penal and Correctional Institutions, § 95.


- 72 C.J.S., Prisons and Rights of Prisoners, § 73.

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