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Custody period

The custody period is the period of time a person is detained, arrested or imprisoned on the basis of a coercive measure. The days of detention or arrest are counted in hours and the days of imprisonment on the basis of dates.



Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1900 - 31 December 2020

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Related concepts

The custody period is the period of time a person is apprehended, arrested or remanded on the basis of a coercive measure. The days of apprehension or arrest are counted in hours and the days of remand on the basis of dates.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Related concepts


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