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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Mladic is expected to flown by helicopter to the Scheveningen remand centre
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.
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.
Nathan Adams, representing Webb, said his client had worked with children and young people for 30 years, including as a Scout leader and working in a remand centre, without "any evidence of anything untoward".
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.
Darwin, in Durham jail, begged authorities to let him see his wife - four miles away in a remand centre - but was refused.
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 remand centre for 300 young offenders at Longriggend at the other end of his constituency was shut down six years ago.
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.