Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 28/04/2016|
A code set representing the legal basis for detaining a prisoner.
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
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
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Legal status of prisoner code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Person—legal status of prisoner, detention status code N Health, Standard 29/06/2016
Prison entrant—legal status of prisoner, detention status code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016