in custody


in custody
Syn:
in prison, in jail, imprisoned, incarcerated, under lock and key, on remand; informal behind bars, doing time, inside; Brit.; informal banged up

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  • Custody transfer — in the oil and gas industry refers to the transactions involving transporting physical substance from one operator to another. This includes the transferring of raw and refined petroleum between tanks and tankers; tankers and ships and other… …   Wikipedia

  • custody — cus·to·dy n [Latin custodia, from custod custos guardian]: care or control exercised by a person or authority over something or someone: as a: supervision and control over property that usu. includes liability for damage that may occur b: care… …   Law dictionary

  • custody of a child — The legal authority to make decisions affecting a child s interests (legal custody) and the responsibility of taking care of the child (physical custody). When parents separate or divorce, they may share legal and physical custody, or one parent… …   Law dictionary

  • Custody of Infants Act 1839 — Custody of Infants Act of 1839 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The bill was greatly influenced by the reformist opinions of Caroline Norton. Mrs. Norton had a failed marriage with a violent husband. Her pamphlets arguing for… …   Wikipedia

  • Custody — may refer to: Legal custody Child custody, a description of the legal relationship between a parent (or guardian) and child Police custody or detention, a lawful holding of a person by removing their freedom of liberty Custody (film), a 2007… …   Wikipedia

  • Custody and Repatriation — (Verhaftung und Rückführung) war eine Vorgehensweise der Polizei, die in der Volksrepublik China praktiziert wurde. Basierend auf dem Hukou System konnten von 1982 bis 2003 Personen ohne Niederlassungserlaubnis oder temporäre Wohnerlaubnis… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Custody and Repatriation (China) — Custody and Repatriation (Verhaftung und Rückführung) war eine Vorgehensweise der Polizei, die in der Volksrepublik China praktiziert wurde. Basierend auf dem Hukou System konnten von 1982 bis 2003 Personen ohne Niederlassungserlaubnis oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Custody (film) — Custody is a 2007 Lifetime television movie, starring Rob Morrow, James Denton, and Kay Panabaker about a widower s fight for custody of his stepdaughter when her birth father who abandoned her returns. Aired on September 8, 2007. It was filmed… …   Wikipedia

  • Custody — Cus to*dy (k?s t? d?), n. [L. custodia, fr. custos guard; prob. akin to Gr. ?????? to hide, and E. hide. Seee {Hide} to cover.] 1. A keeping or guarding; care, watch, inspection, for keeping, preservation, or security. [1913 Webster] A fleet of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Custody (Flashpoint) — Custody Flashpoint episode Episode no. Season 2 Episode 13 Directed by Paul A. Kaufman Written by …   Wikipedia

  • custody, temporary — n. Custody awarded to one parent for a brief period, pending a decision on permanent custody. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary