Definition of Preventive detention:
The imprisonment of a person with the aim of preventing them from committing further offenses or of maintaining public order.
Holding of an accused in the custody of a law enforcement agency, to prevent the accuseds escape or risk of harm to others.
How to use Preventive detention in a sentence?
- The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the constitutionality of provisions authorizing preventive detention for the purpose of protecting public safety.
Meaning of Preventive detention & Preventive detention Definition