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

 

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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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