penal institution


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Noun1.penal institution - an institution where persons are confined for punishment and to protect the public
brig - a penal institution (especially on board a ship)
camp - a penal institution (often for forced labor); "China has many camps for political prisoners"
correctional institution - a penal institution maintained by the government
infrastructure, base - the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area; "the industrial base of Japan"
institution - an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated
penal colony - a penal institution where prisoners are exiled (often located on an island from which escape is difficult or impossible)
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The judge ordered the representative of the State Security Prosecution to instruct the administration of the penal institution to facilitate communication between the convict and the defense lawyer.
The penal institution keeps about 15 exotic breeds of cows, mainly Friesian and Ayrshire, which supplies the necessary milk for tea-making.
Travis Winters, 41, was sentenced to nine years in prison for the offenses of possession of a weapon in a penal institution, a Class 1 felony and threatening a public official, a Class 3 felony.
On his return, he wrote: "A walk through the cells in Quezon City jail makes one realise how far behind the normal jail standards the penal institution lags.
Larnaca/Famagusta criminal court meeting in Nicosia, imposed sentences of 12 years on two individuals and 10 years on two others for sexual offenses involving violence, sexual exploitation of an adult, drugging in order to have sexual contact by force, and injury, offences committed in the penal institution between November 20, 2013 and January 7, 2014.
This is a penal institution, people who are working there are in fear of their lives, prisoners are just doing what they want.
Vehicles, carrying the two, entered penal institution of the prison at 11: 30 p.
Doha, Qatar, Apr 20, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - For some inmates of the Qatar Penal Institution and Correctional Administration, freedom means the ability to create and express themselves through art.
Bermudez was found guilty of escape from a penal institution in 2003 when he failed to return to jail for a program.
For this exhibition, Conrad will reconfigure his prison project, adding a new series of diagrammatic works on canvas, effectively projecting the disciplinary penal institution through the kunsthalle's architectural and institutional context.
The suicide of the 22 year old inmate of "Nubarashen" penal institution, Manvel Azroyan, sentenced to life
Following a recommendation of the Correctional Administration Reform Council, a Penal Institution Visiting Committee was established.