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Title 42, Chapter 1, Section 5 (42-1-5)

(a) As used in this Code section, the term:

(1) "Custodian" means a warden, sheriff, jailer, deputy sheriff, police officer, or any other law enforcement officer having actual custody of an inmate.

(2) "Inmate" means any person who is lawfully incarcerated in a penal institution.

(3) "Penal institution" means any place of confinement for persons accused of or convicted of violating a law of this state or an ordinance of a political subdivision of this state.

(b) It shall be unlawful for a custodian of an inmate of a penal institution to use such inmate or allow such inmate to be used for any purpose resulting in private gain to any individual.

(c) Any person who violates subsection (b) of this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

(d) This Code section shall not apply to:

(1) Work on private property because of natural disasters;

(2) Work or other programs or releases which have the prior approval of the board or commissioner of corrections;

(3) Community service work programs; or

(4) Work-release programs.

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