Definition of on remand in English:

on remand


  • In custody pending trial.

    ‘most of the prisoners are on remand and awaiting trial’
    • ‘Both accused come from Bocage and are currently on remand at Bordelais awaiting trial.’
    • ‘The Judge erred in not giving the Appellant credit for the 8 months spent on remand in custody.’
    • ‘Detention pursuant to mental health legislation comes readily to mind, as does imprisonment on remand pending trial.’
    • ‘Sentence length refers to the maximum number of days that the woman will serve in custody for all current sentences combined, once any days she spent in custody on remand are deducted.’
    • ‘He was returned to nearby Woodhill prison, where he is being held on remand pending trial, in a prison van.’