Children in STCs can be kept in cells for 22-hours-a-day under new measures


The government has passed emergency legislation allowing children in secure training centres (STCs) to be locked in cells for up to 22-and-a-half hours a day.

Young people can be confined to their cells for 22-hours-a-day under new rules. Picture: Adobe Stock
Young people can be confined to their cells for 22-hours-a-day under new rules. Picture: Adobe Stock

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