2022 Georgia Code
Title 42 - Penal Institutions
Chapter 5 - Correctional Institutions of State and Counties
Article 2 - Wardens, Superintendents, and Other Personnel
§ 42-5-40. Requiring Inmates to Do Unnecessary Work on Sunday

Universal Citation: GA Code § 42-5-40 (2022)

Any superintendent, warden, or other correctional official who causes any inmate to do any work on Sunday, except works of necessity, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

History. Ga. L. 1908, p. 1119, § 14; Penal Code 1910, § 420; Code 1933, § 26-6909; Code 1933, § 26-9909, enacted by Ga. L. 1968, p. 1249, § 1.

Law reviews.

For comment criticizing judicial intervention in Brown v. Teel, 236 A.2d 699 (N.H. 1967), and advocating deference to legislative determination of Sunday business law, see 19 Mercer L. Rev. 445 (1968).

For comment on Hughes v. Reynolds, 223 Ga. 727 , 157 S.E.2d 746 (1967), holding the Sunday Business Activities Act of 1967 (Code 1933, Ch. 96-8) unconstitutional, see 19 Mercer L. Rev. 479 (1968).

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