Preventive detention

Preventive detention,

Definition of Preventive detention:

  1. The imprisonment of a person with the aim of preventing them from committing further offenses or of maintaining public order.

  2. 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?

  1. 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