A remand prisoner is a person imprisoned in a prison due to a suspected offence. The decision to imprison is made by a court of justice.
Also a prosecuted person who is imprisoned while waiting for the decision of a Court of Appeal on a sentence imposed by a District Court is a remand prisoner, even if he/she was the only party who appealed the decision.
Persons in police custody are not included in these statistics.
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- Valid until (31 December 2078)