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electronic tagging

the technique by which criminals or suspects are fitted with an electronic transmitter. It is used for smoothing the integration of convicts to society. 12-16 year olds who are remanded to local authority accommodation maybe tagged and monitored. The tagging often includes a curfew- hours between which the taggee must stay at home.
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He was speaking after the minister replied to his Dail question on the use of electronic tagging by gardai.
Electronic tagging of sheep and goats is one of the biggest reforms to the agricultural industry, and today Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford tagged some of the first Autumn lambs of the season, getting hands on the game-changing technology.
Arched scaffolding placed over a zebra crossing detects each child passing underneath through an electronic tagging device attached to the child's school bag.
The European Parliament's Committee on the Environment and Public Health (ENVI) has backed with a small majority a voluntary system for the electronic tagging of bovine animals.
Both Serco and G4S are under criminal investigation by the Serious Fraud Office amid allegations of wrongfully charging the government for the electronic tagging of criminals on behalf of the Ministry of Justice.
As well as the electronic tagging of offenders, G4S also runs private prisons including Altcourse, in Liverpool; Parc, in Bridgend, south Wales; Rye Hill, in Willoughby, near Rugby; and Wolds, in Brough, East Yorkshire.
EUROPEAN delegates on a fact-finding tour to Britain assessing how individual electronic tagging for sheep is working in practice have met with farmers' representatives.
Latest figures show that courts handed out more than 69,000 electronic tagging orders last year - the highest ever, and a rise of more than 260 per cent on a decade ago when the scheme was introduced.
THE campaign against the EU's electronic tagging of sheep and goats received further backing after the Austrian Government signalled its opposition.
A meeting of EU agriculture ministers considered a Hungarian proposal to scrap the ill-thought electronic tagging of sheep, which would fleece many British farmers.
EURO MP Liz Lynne has voiced her frustration at the decision by the European Parliament to reject an amendment calling for a delay to the introduction of electronic tagging of sheep and goats.
ELECTRONIC tagging doesn't work and is dearer than keeping suspects in jail, an official report shows.

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