Time in custody or home detention


People found guilty of serious offences may be sentenced to a period of imprisonment and held in an adult correctional centre. In the children's court, this is called a control order and the young person is held in a juvenile detention centre.

Intensive correction order

Intensive correction orders are imprisonment orders that are served under strict supervision in the community.  

Home detention

Home detention requires that an offender remains in his or her house for a certain period of time. The person may be subject to supervision and electronic monitoring.












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