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remand centre Line breaks: re¦mand centre

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Definition of remand centre in English:


(In the UK and Canada) an institution in which people accused of a crime are held in custody while awaiting trial.
Example sentences
  • Lancaster Farms opened in March 1993 as a remand centre and young offender institution.
  • The survey included 1066 teenagers and adults living in a juvenile detention centre, a remand centre, or facilities for the homeless in Moscow.
  • However, we bear in mind that the possibility of collusion cannot be entirely ruled out as all these witnesses were held on remand at the same remand centre.
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