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Prison entrant—legal status of prisoner, detention status code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termLegal status of prisoner
METeOR identifier:Help on this term631926
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 28/04/2016
Definition:Help on this term

The legal status of a prison entrant, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Prison entrant—legal status of prisoner

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Remand
2Sentenced
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Unknown

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

For use in Prisoner health data collections. If this value domain is to be used with other metadata then 'Unknown' would map to code 8.

CODE 1 Remand

Remand refers to a person who is held in prison while awaiting the outcome of a court hearing.

CODE 2 Sentenced

Sentenced prisoners are those persons who have received a term of imprisonment from a court. This includes offenders who have been given an indeterminate sentence or custodial order, for example, persons detained under the 'Governor's/His/Her Majesty's Pleasure' and forensic patients, or those who have received a life sentence.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Prison entrant—legal status of prisoner, code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Prison entrants NBEDS Health, Standard 28/04/2016

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