Trends in the use of remand in Canada - ARCHIVED

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This article presents information on the short and long-term trends in the use of remand at the national and provincial/territorial levels for adults and youth. Remand is the temporary detention of a person while awaiting trial, sentencing or the commencement of a custodial disposition. The analysis looks at the number of adults and youth on remand, the number of admissions of adults and youth to remand and the length of time spent on remand. The characteristics of those on remand, including age, gender and Aboriginal identity, are also analysed.

Issue Number: 2011001
Author(s): Porter, Lindsay; Towns, Donna

Main Product: Juristat

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