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Remand imprisonment in Australia

Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice no. 27

David Biles
ISBN 0 642 15844 4 ISSN 0817-8542
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, December 1990


This paper highlights jurisdictional differences in the use of remand; presents statistical data on the increased use of remand; and discusses the structure of remand populations in terms of intake numbers and length of stay. Biles suggests how particular jurisdictions need to change.