Detention issue

Women in detention

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Legal instruments & key provisions

Legal instrument Key provision
The Police tasks and powers act (Zakon o nalogah in pooblastilih policije)In police custody, only persons of the same sex may be detained at the same time in a single detention room. Exceptionally, a person who is under age may be detained together with a person of the opposite sex if that person is one of the parents or guardians and this is in the interest of the minor.
The Criminal procedure act (Zakon o kazenskem postopku)Persons in remand custody who are not of the same sex may not be detained in the same space.
The Enforcement of criminal sanctions act (Zakon o izvrševanju kazenskih sankcij)Convicts must be separated by sex.


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