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Status: STD 2005/06/07
Code: 597

Concept definition: A local <DETENTION_FACILITY> where the criminally accused are initially taken to be processed and await trial and where short (usually less than one year) sentences for criminal misconduct can be served; jail.
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Supplemental references: [SOED, "jail", A1]

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Figure 1

Narrative Jail, not to be confused with a prison, with empty cells.

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