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Synonyms for custody

Synonyms for custody

the function of watching, guarding, or overseeing

the state of being detained by legal authority

Synonyms for custody

a state of being confined (usually for a short time)

holding by the police

(with 'in') guardianship over

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color) Irene Jensen and daughter Tiffany Ann Carver are back together after a Los Angeles judge returned custody of the girl, now a young woman, to her mother after a long court fight.
UPM's Pietarsaari pulp mill and Rauma paper mill in Finland as well as the German Nordland Papier paper mill have also received FSC chain of custody certificates.
CUSTODY cells across South Wales have had some special visitors - but they've not committed a crime.
The authors hypothesized that sole custody awards would be negatively correlated with low income, lack of education, arrest history family service involvement, and mental health treatment/hospitalization.
Therefore, those 35 inmates are a drag on that custody level's efficiency.
I have been an Independent custody visitor for 12 years, five of which were chairman of the north Wales panel of independent custody visitors.
Chief Insp Mel Williams, head of custody services, said: "The safety and welfare of people who come into police custody is a huge responsibility for West Yorkshire Police and one we take very seriously .
South Africa's Standard Bank (JNB: SBK) has announced that the bank's corporate and investment banking division has launched its custody service in Mauritius.
After the Ambrose decision, courts often granted black fathers custody of children, but father's rights did not help single black mothers.
The explosive claim that batterers and molesters frequently gain sole custody of their children while protective mothers are branded as liars has gotten a lot of media attention in the last year.
The implementation of the Youth Criminal Justice Act has resulted in a decline in the average number of young people aged 12 to 17 in sentenced custody and on probation, the Centre for Justice Statistics reports.
Anurag's counsel Rahul Mishra submitted the police had already made the recoveries it had to at the instance of the accused persons and the grounds for further extension of police custody are artificial and non- justifiable.
Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis said: "Independent Custody Volunteers are central to ensuring an open and transparent service.
Rebecca Kidd-Stanton, Chief Inspector Head of Custody Services, Norfolk Constabulary and Suffolk Constabulary
KARACHI -- Rangers has contradicted the reports of the death of Sunni Ittehad Council leader Tariq Mehboob under its custody saying that he has died in central prison in the custody of police.