remand centre


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remand centre

(in Britain) an institution to which accused persons are sent for detention while awaiting appearance before a court. Until 1967 remand centres were for young people between 14 and 21 years of age
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Originally from Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire and now living in Halifax, Norman said that the experience he had at the former remand centre has had a significant impact on his life and vows never to go back to Yarm or the surrounding area.
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The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) has a proposal in the works to build a First Nations-owned $90 million dollar remand centre for First Nations prisoners awaiting trial.
There will, for example, be no remand centre for children in the city when these cuts have gone through.
The trio is expected to be brought to the remand centre in Bukit Jalil on Sunday, said Federal CID deputy director Deputy Comm Hadi Ho Abdullah.
A number of inmates at the Edmonton Remand Centre asked for declarations that their Charter rights to be free of cruel and unusual punishment; arbitrary and unreasonable search and seizure; racist and discriminatory treatment; and unfair disciplinary hearings and punishments had been violated.
Last night Mary, one of the youngest for many years to be sentenced to life, was in a remand centre.
The group, which included three pupils from Greenhill Special School in Rhiwbina, Cardiff, visited: A courtroom to see children accused of offences ranging from the theft of a mobile phone to the rape of a young girl; a youth remand centre where several prisoners share a cell; and schools with no electricity or water supply.
Ex-prison officer Darwin, 57, will be in Durham jail when he marks his 34th wedding anniversary with Anne, 55, in Low Newton Remand Centre.
A cross-sectional study was undertaken in 2001-02 of STIs, HIV and drug use among street youth in a juvenile detention facility, adults in homeless detention centres and women and men in a remand centre in Moscow.
I am a Native inmate in northern Ontario doing a provincial sentence at Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre.
20, because that's when I was told that I would be issued this license," said Jackson, the 71-year-old from Saddle Lake First Nation who counsels inmates at the Edmonton Remand Centre.