youth custody

Related to youth custody: youth custody centres

youth custody

n
(Law) (in Britain) a sentence of from four to eighteen months' detention passed on a person aged 15 to 21
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Emma Lewell-Buck, Labour MP for South Shields, is the latest in an unending line of left-wing Labour MPs who consistently try to soften the regimes of prisons and youth custody centres.
The defendant was remanded into youth custody and was due to appear at Manchester Crown Court today.
New Ministry of Justice figures show that 922 children were in youth custody as of March 2018.
There were 922 children in youth custody as of March 2018.
The rate means that boys of an ethnic minority are nearly three times as likely to end up in youth custody.
COUNCIL leaders are calling for urgent action to ensure children and teenagers held in youth custody are safe.
He was remanded into youth custody by judge Anthony Morris and will be sentenced on April 10.
Ever since her mate Gemma's shock death and her subsequent stint in youth custody, Belle has been a dark and distant version of her former self.
EMMERDALE Mon-Fri ITV Ever since her mate Gemma's shock death and her subsequent stint in youth custody, Belle has been a dark and distant version of her former self.

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