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Remand

To send back.

A higher court may remand a case to a lower court so that the lower court will take a certain action ordered by the higher court. A prisoner who is remanded into custody is sent back to prison subsequent to a Preliminary Hearing before a tribunal or magistrate until the hearing is resumed, or the trial is commenced.

remand

v. to send back. An appeals court may remand a case to the trial court for further action if it reverses the judgment of the lower court, or after a preliminary hearing a judge may remand into custody a person accused of a crime if the judge finds that a there is reason to hold the accused for trial. (See: appeal, preliminary hearing)

remand

verb command back, commit, commit to an institution, consign, delegate, entrust, imprison again, order back, reassign, recommit, reincarcerate, relegate, remit, remittere, replace, restore, return, reeurn to prison, send, send back, transfer
Associated concepts: general remand, reversed and reeanded
See also: bondage, confine, constraint, detain, imprisonment, recommit, relegate, remit

remand

the disposal of an accused person during further process of law. A person may be remanded on bail or in custody. Now includes non-secure remand, the principal example being ELECTRONIC TAGGING.

TO REMAND. To send back or recommit. When a prisoner is brought before a judge on a habeas corpus, for the purpose of obtaining his liberty, the judge hears the case, and either discharges him or not; when there is cause for his detention, he remands him.

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