Section 15-29 Chief of police to designate work and discharge.

    In all cases where the defendant is required to work out the whole or any part of the fine and costs imposed on him, the chief of police shall designate the kind of work required of the prisoner, and it shall be such labor as his health and strength will permit, not exceeding eight (8) hours per day. On performance of the required amount of labor, the prisoner shall be discharged from custody by the chief of police, who shall make return on the execution of such shall be done at the direction, and under the supervision, of the chief of police, or such other person as he may appoint.

(Code 1964, § 7.180)