§ 12-47-01 Penitentiary – Location – Purpose
§ 12-47-02 Jurisdiction over penitentiary and affiliated facilities
§ 12-47-04 Commitment to the legal and physical custody of the department of corrections and rehabilitation is at hard labor
§ 12-47-05 Officers of penitentiary
§ 12-47-06 Appointment of officers
§ 12-47-08 Salary of warden and other officers
§ 12-47-11 Powers and duties of warden
§ 12-47-12 Warden to make rules
§ 12-47-13 Warden to keep records
§ 12-47-14 Deputy warden – Duties
§ 12-47-15 Absence of warden and deputy wardens
§ 12-47-16 Duties of employees – May not engage in procuring pardon
§ 12-47-17 Offenders committed to department of corrections and rehabilitation – Records to be kept
§ 12-47-18 Director has custody of inmates pursuant to terms of sentence
§ 12-47-18.1 Transfer of persons between correctional facilities
§ 12-47-21 Alcoholic beverages and controlled substances prohibited – Physician’s orders – Use of tobacco – Weapons and firearms – Penalty
§ 12-47-22 Discipline of inmates – Confinement in cells – Communication
§ 12-47-23 Warden to maintain discipline
§ 12-47-24 Penitentiary inmates may be restrained
§ 12-47-25 Punishment for infraction may be alleviated
§ 12-47-26 Uniform kindly treatment of inmates
§ 12-47-31 Discharge of offenders – Clothing – Transportation
§ 12-47-34 Escapes from director’s custody – Director may offer reward for recapture – Payment of reward – Use of firearms
§ 12-47-36 Records exempt – Confidential – Exceptions
§ 12-47-37 Transporting of prisoners
§ 12-47-39 Definitions – Health care for chronically or terminally ill offenders – Notice to health care facility

Terms Used In North Dakota Code > Chapter 12-47

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of corrections and rehabilitation. See North Dakota Code 12-55.1-01
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute means the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Organization: includes a foreign or domestic association, business trust, corporation, enterprise, estate, joint venture, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, limited partnership, partnership, trust, or any legal or commercial entity. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Pardon: means the removal of punishment or custody imposed upon a person for the commission of an offense. See North Dakota Code 12-55.1-01
  • Penitentiary: includes any affiliated facilities. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Person: means an individual, organization, government, political subdivision, or government agency or instrumentality. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Rule: includes regulation. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • seal: includes an impression of such seal upon the paper alone as well as upon wax or a wafer affixed thereto. See North Dakota Code 1-01-38
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • written: include "typewriting" and "typewritten" and "printing" and "printed" except in the case of signatures and when the words are used by way of contrast to typewriting and printing. See North Dakota Code 1-01-37