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attendance centre

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Definition of attendance centre in English:

noun

(In the UK) a place to which young offenders are ordered by a court to report regularly for a set period, as a minor penalty.
Example sentences
  • On the other hand two community penalties which are not run by the probation service - the curfew order and the attendance centre order - will be discussed.
  • The girl from Nythe, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was given a 24-hour attendance centre order by Swindon Youth Court after pleading guilty to affray.
  • They ordered him to do 20 hours at an attendance centre and made his parents pay the £70 court costs of bringing the case.

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