Definition of 'on remand'
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It was also unclear how long he might expect to remain on remand pending trial. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This time she did six months on remand. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His fiancée said previously that he spent time on remand about nine years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He served most of the term on remand awaiting trial. The Sun (2008)They admitted trespass and another minor rap to avoid three months on remand. The Sun (2016)He had already spent six months on remand. The Sun (2011)Four served ten months on remand. The Sun (2006)Served two years on remand before conviction, so could be free this year or next. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In 2008 he was arrested over the murder again and spent two years in prison on remand. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But because they spent 2½ years on remand they were freed early. The Sun (2010)He has already served nine months on remand and so could be freed in December. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But he was given 18 months after impressing a judge by taking up courses while in custody on remand. The Sun (2011)As he has already been in prison on remand for a year, he could now be out in six months. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But the thugs are likely to be freed as early as next year because they have already spent 11 months on remand. The Sun (2010)He was sentenced to three years but will be released within a month as he has been in prison for 17 months on remand. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He had been in prison on remand for 13 months - so walked free. The Sun (2014)Before the bankers are tried, they are liable to spend a year on remand in a maximum security prison with limited access to the outside world. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was found dead by guards at HMP Manchester where he was in custody on remand. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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