AU WA A828 - LONGMORE REMAND AND ASSESSMENT CENTRE

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Corporate body

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Sub-Department

Authorized form of name

LONGMORE REMAND AND ASSESSMENT CENTRE

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AU WA A828

Description area

Dates of existence

1965-01-27 -

History

Longmore Remand and Assessment Centre was opened on 27 January 1965. It was designed to cater for boys and girls who were wards of the Department (of Child Welfare).

The two functions of Longmore:

Remand - to provide secure accommodation for children arrested and charged with offences, waiting to appear in court and for children remanded in custody for further court appearances.

Assessment - to provide assessment of children convicted by a court and placed under control of the Department. The child may be released after assessment or placed in a secure training centre (Longmore Training Centre, Riverbank or Nyandi - Nyandi closed in 1992).

Longmore, as part of the Youth Justice Bureau was transferred to the Ministry of Justice in 1993.

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Related entity

AU WA A823 - NYANDI TRAINING CENTRE (1970-02-01 - 1992-12-31)

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AU WA A823

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Preceding

Dates of the relationship

1993-01-01 -

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AU WA A823 - NYANDI TRAINING CENTRE (1970-02-01 - 1992-12-31)

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AU WA A823

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Dates of the relationship

1970-01-01 - 1992-12-31

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AU WA A643 - MINISTRY OF JUSTICE (1993-01-01 - 2001-07-01)

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AU WA A643

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Superior

Dates of the relationship

1993-01-01 -

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AU WA A590 - DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT [1] (1992-10-01 - 1995-07-01)

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AU WA A590

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1992-01-01 - 1992-12-31

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AU WA A40 - DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITY SERVICES (1985-01-01 - 1992-10-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A40

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1984-01-01 - 1992-12-31

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AU WA A39 - DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITY WELFARE (1972-06-16 - 1985-01-01)

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AU WA A39

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1973-01-01 - 1984-12-31

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AU WA A38 - CHILD WELFARE DEPARTMENT (1927-12-22 - 1972-06-15)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A38

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

1965-01-01 - 1972-12-31

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Final

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