Remand to local authority accommodation (under 18 year olds only, either-way & indictable offences)

You are remanded to local authority accommodation until ………… Until then you will be the responsibility of/looked after by ………… [insert designated local authority details].

We are not granting you bail because:

  1. there are substantial grounds to believe that:
    1. you will not come back to court [and/or]
    2. you will commit an offence [and/or]
    3. you will interfere with witnesses or obstruct the course of the case [and/or]
  2. it is alleged you will commit an offence on bail, because this offence was committed on bail [and/or]
  3. you have previously been released on conditional bail and have not kept to those conditions [and/or]
  4. there are substantial grounds to believe you would commit an offence that is likely to cause, or make ………… [insert details of associated person] fear physical or mental injury [and/or]
  5. we are satisfied that it should be refused for your own welfare [and/or]
  6. you are already serving a custodial sentence [and/or]
  7. we are satisfied that we do not have enough information to decide if you can be released [and/or]
  8. it is the only appropriate way to make sure a report is prepared.

We believe this because:

  1. of how serious the offence is and how you might be dealt with for it [and/or]
  2. of your criminal record and background [and/or]
  3. you have been given bail before but have not done as you were told [and/or]
  4. of the strength of the evidence against you [and/or]
  5. you may behave in a way that may cause, or make ………… [insert details of associated person] think you could cause them harm [and/or]
  6. [any other relevant reason – insert details.]

You must come back to court on …………. at am/pm.

[If applicable.] You will be placed in local authority accommodation with the following conditions …………

[State in exact terms what the conditions will be, e.g.

  • to live where directed by the Youth Offending Team/local authority
  • where they cannot live
  • reporting to a police station
  • non-contact with witnesses
  • any other necessary condition.]

If you breach any of the conditions, you will be arrested and brought back to court and we may decide that you should be remanded to Youth Detention Accommodation.