CHAPTER 87 - PENAL CODE ACT

SIGNPOSTING OF AUTHORISED PATHS ACROSS THE RAILWAY RESERVE

[Notice by the Minister]

[Section 227]

[RETAINED AS PER SECTION 15 OF THE INTERPRETATION AND GENERAL PROVISIONS ACT]

GN 261 of 1960.

It is hereby prescribed that any path authorised by a Divisional Commander of Police under the powers conferred upon him by subsection (4) of section 227 of the Penal Code for the passage of persons across the railway reserve shall be signposted by the Zambia Railways in the following manner—

      (a)   a signpost shall be erected where an authorised path enters the railway reserve on each side of the railway track or tracks and it shall bear a circular sign of approximately thirty inches in diameter facing outwards from such reserve;

      (b)   the design of such circular sign and the figure thereon shall be as set forth in the Schedule;

      (c)   the background colour of such circular sign shall be yellow and it shall have a band approximately three inches wide and coloured red around its circumference;

      (d)   there shall be placed centrally within the red band a figure coloured black representing a man walking. The figure shall be approximately fifteen inches in height.

SCHEDULE

SIGN INDICATING AUTHORISED PEDESTRIAN CROSSING

Diameter of sign - approximately 30 inches.

Width of outer band - approximately 3 inches.

Height of figure representing a man walking - approximately 15 inches.

Background colour - yellow.

Colour of outer band - red.

Colour of figure representing a man walking - black.

INDEX TO PENAL CODE

INDEX TO PENAL CODE

Section

ABDUCTION

definition of

253

of girls under sixteen

136

with intent to know carnally

135

with intent to murder

255

ABORTION

by woman with child

152, 221

drugs and instruments for

153

infanticide

203

ABUSE

of authority

99

ACCESSORIES

after the fact, defined

397

after the fact to felonies

398

after the fact to misdemeanours

399

after the fact to murder

217

ACCOUNTS

false by public officer

327

fraudulent false

326

fraudulent by certain officers

324

ACCUSED

discharge, absolute and conditional

41

ACT

dangerous doing of

213

done to prevent child born alive

221

endangering persons travelling in motor vehicles

228

endangering railways and persons travelling thereon

226

intended to cause grievous harm

224

intended to prevent arrests

224, 250

negligent

237

negligent causing harm

238

overt, definition of

52

preventing escape from wreck

225

reckless

237

ACTIONS

penal, compounding of

114

ADMINISTERING

poison

231

ADULTERATION

of drugs

186

of drugs for sale

187

of food

184

ADVERTISEMENTS

for stolen property

115

Section

AERODROMES

trespass on

245

AFFRAY

88

AGE

immature

14

knowledge of

154

AGENT

funds received by

268

theft by

280

AIDING

acts of mutiny

49

and abetting woman prostitute

147

prisoner of war to escape

51

prisoner to escape

120

AIR

fouling of

189

ANIMALS

communicating infectious diseases to

337

injury to

334

killing with intent to steal

286

ANTHEM

insult to national

68

APPRENTICE

failing to provide for

170

APPROPRIATION

of power, fraudulent

290

ARMED

in public

84

ARRESTS

acts intended to prevent arrest

224

resisting of

250 (a)

use of force in effecting

18

ARSON

328

attempt to commit

329

ASSAULT

common

247

indecent

137

indecent, of boys

157

indecent, of females

137

occasioning actual bodily harm

248

to commit felony

250 (a)

on person in execution of duty

250 (e)

on person in execution of process

250 (d)

on person in pursuance of unlawful combination

250 (c)

on person protecting wreck

249

on police officers

250 (b)

resisting arrest

250 (a)

with intent to steal

293

aggravated, with intent to steal

295

ASSEMBLY

proposing violence or breaches of the law to

91

religious, disturbing of

129

to smuggle

93

ATTEMPTS

at extortion

297

defined

389

to cast away vessel

333

to commit arson

329

to commit certain felonies

391

to commit offences

390

to commit unnatural offences

156

to destroy property with explosives

336

to murder

215

to murder by convict

216

to procure abortion

151

to procure commission of criminal acts

392

to rape

134

to set fire to crops

331

to set fire to plants

331

AUTHORITY

abuse of

99

false assumption of

101

making documents without

356

public, falsifying warrants for money

359

to prosecute

164

to prosecute

58

to prosecute

99

to prosecute

98

to prosecute

97, 192

wearing of uniforms without

182

BANKS

BETTING

of rivers, damaging of

335 (3)

houses

174

BIGAMY

166

BIRTH

concealment of birth

220

Section

BOOKS

fraudulent by certain officers

324

BOUNDARY

marks, removal of with intent to defraud

338

marks, wilful damage to

339

BOYCOTT

wrongfully inducing

92

BOYS

under fourteen, indecent assault upon

157

BREAKING

defined

300

BRIDGES

damage to

335(3)

BROTHELS

149

detention in

144

power of search

148

BUILDING

armed by night with intent to enter

305 (b)

break into with intent to commit felony

304

damaged by rioters

81

destroying by rioters

82

person in, at night to commit felony

305 (f)

person in, by day to commit felony

305 (g)

BURGLARY

punishment for

301

BURIAL

places, trespass on

130

BURN

threats to

341

CANING

27

CAST

away vessels

332

away vessels, attempt

333

CEREMONY

fraudulent of marriage

167

CERTIFICATE

false by public officer

100

false to register

361

personation for

381

personation of another named in

380

CHALLENGE

to duel

89

Section

CHARACTER

testimonial of, personation of person named

382

CHEATING

311

CHEQUE

obliterating crossing on

355

CHILD

act done to prevent child born alive

221

destruction

221

kidnapping with intent to steal

259

stealing

171

when deemed a person

208

CHILDREN

desertion of

168

neglecting of

169

CLAIMS

false by officials

98

CLERKS

theft by

278

CLIPPINGS

coins

366

possession of

368

COIN

clipping

366

clippings, possession of

368

counterfeiting

364

counterfeit, definition of

363

counterfeit, exporting of

372

counterfeit, forfeiture of

373

counterfeit, uttering of

369

current, definition of

363

foreign, uttering of

371

melting down of currency

367

metal, uttering of

371

COINING

preparation for

365

COMMON

nuisance

172

COMMUNICATIONS

roads or runways, obstruction of

246

waterways, obstruction of

243

COMPANY

false statement by officers of

325

fraudulent appropriation by officers of

324

fraudulent books and accounts by officers of

324

theft by director of

279

theft by officers of

279

COMPENSATION

30

COMPOUNDING

felonies

113

penal actions

114

defence of

65

CONCEAL

deeds

285

registers

283

wills

284

CONCEALMENT

of birth

220

of kidnapped person

258

CONCURRENT

sentences

39

CONFLICTING STATEMENT ON OATH

104A

CONSECUTIVE

sentences

39

CONSENT

to prosecute, abuse of office

99

to prosecute, false claims by officials

98

to prosecute, incest

164

to prosecute, seditious practices

58

Consideration

defined

384

CONSPIRACY

general

396

to commit felonies

394

to commit misdemeanours

395

to defeat justice

112

to defile

150

to defraud

313

to murder

219

seditious

57 (1) (a)

CONTEMPT

of Court

116

persons, because of race, tribe, place of origin or colour

70

CONVERSION

not amounting to theft

291

CONVICTION

for incest lawful on charge of rape

163

not on uncorroborated testimony

140

of non-citizens, particulars of

33

previous, theft after

282

copper cathodes, copper bars, cobalt lead, zinc or vanadium

stealing of

275A

CORPORAL

punishment

27

COSTS

32

COUNTERFEIT

coin, definition of

363

stamps, possession of die to make

374

trade marks

377

uttering of, coin

369

COURT

contempt of

116

prohibition on taking photographs

117

CREDIT

obtaining by false pretences

312

CRIME

disabling with intent to commit

222

one act constituting several

36

CRIMINAL

responsibility

235

responsibility, exception

236

trespass

306

CROPS

attempt to set fire to

331

setting fire to

330

CROSSING

on cheque obliterated

355

CUMULATIVE

sentences

39

CURRENT

definition in respect of coin

363

CUSTODY

escape from lawful

119

punishment for wrongful confinement

260

DAMAGE

banks of river

335 (3)

boundary marks

339

bridges

335 (3)

house or vessel with explosives

335 (2)

navigation works

335 (3)

railway works

340

survey marks

339

Section

DANGEROUS

act, doing of

213

DEATH

cause of, defined

207

limitation as to time of

209

sentence of

25

DECEIVING

witnesses

110

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