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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Officers sped to the scene and chased the two thieves, both on the run from a juvenile remand centre. One was caught and arrested the other temporarily got away.
He denied the charge and will appear at Prestatyn court on Tuesday via a video link from the remand centre.
Europe since world war II " will be taken to the remand centre of the
It is expected that a new remand centre would remove First Nations prisoners, particularly young offenders, from the influence of prison gangs and "allow them to be housed in a more human, appropriate setting," said an anonymous source.
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. She may be transferred to a remand home.
Akinwale Arobieke, formerly of Devonshire Road, Toxteth, but who has given the court an address of Hornby Road, Walton, appeared before magistrates at Llandudno by video link from a remand centre yesterday.
"From what we saw lots of children and young people are then sent to a remand centre until their case is formally heard, and due to the numbers of cases that can take months.
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.