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remand centre

n
(Law) (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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remand centre

, remand home
n (Brit) → Untersuchungsgefängnis ntfür Jugendliche
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The meeting also touched upon the principles and criteria set out in international conventions, as well as those adopted by the Office of the Ombudsman while visiting prisons and remand centres.
Prison governors, or operational managers, are responsible for the management and security of prisons, remand centres and young offenders' institutions.
Born one of eight in Thornaby, there was nothing medium about the 51-year old, who spent his childhood in children's homes and remand centres, and eventually ended up in prison.
It is not uncommon to see individuals (frequently Aboriginal individuals) who remain in remand centres for months even though they have been granted bail.
I then went on to work for a criminal solicitor and, as my shorthand skills were so good, I was sent to remand centres and such like to take client statements.
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SOME hardened young criminals used remand centres as bed-and-breakfast bases, sleeping by day and burgling property by night,.
A study of selected remand centres (jails, detention centres and youth centres) by Calzavara and colleagues in Ontario in 2003 and 2004, indicates that the prevalence of HIV infection was 11 times higher and HCV infection 22 times higher among inmates than among people in the general population.
The outcry, started by two cases highlighted in The Birmingham Post in recent months, brought attention to the plight of criminal offenders with mental conditions who are locked in prisons and remand centres because there is no suitable hospital accommodation for them.