remand

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Etymology[edit]

Middle English remaunden ‎(to send back) ← Middle French remander ‎(to send back) ← Late Latin remandare ‎(to send backward) ← Latin remandare ‎(to order)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

remand ‎(uncountable)

  1. The act of sending an accused person back into custody whilst awaiting trial.
  2. The act of an appellate court sending a matter back to a lower court for review or disposal.

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Verb[edit]

remand ‎(third-person singular simple present remands, present participle remanding, simple past and past participle remanded)

  1. To send a prisoner back to custody.[1]
  2. To send a case back to a lower court for further consideration.
  3. (obsolete) To send back.
    • South
      Remand it to its former place.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ A modern legal definition includes the possibility of bail being granted, so in the United Kingdom at least, this does not necessarily imply custody: "Bail Act 1976", www.opsi.gov.uk. URL accessed on 2010-04-02.