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(1)The Secretary of State may provide—
(a)remand centres, that is to say places for the detention of persons not less than 14 but under 21 years of age who are remanded or committed in custody for trial or sentence; and
(b)young offenders institutions, that is to say, places in which offenders sentenced to detention in a young offenders institution may be kept.
(2)The Secretary of State shall provide in remand centres facilities for the observation and examination of any person detained therein on whose physical or mental condition a medical report may be desirable for the assistance of the court in determining the most suitable method of dealing with his case.
(3)The Secretary of State shall appoint for every remand centre and young offenders institution a visiting committee of which not less than two members shall be justices of the peace and not less than such number of members as may be prescribed by [F1rules under section 39 of this Act] shall be women.
(4)The following provisions, that is to say—
(a)sections [F23A,] 8(2) and (3), 11(2) and (3), 12 and 38 of this Act, and
shall apply to remand centres and young offenders institutions, to persons detained therein and to visiting committees appointed therefor under subsection (3) above in like manner as the said provisions apply to prisons, prisoners and visiting committees appointed for prisons under section 8(1) of this Act:
(i)section 11(4) and (5) of this Act shall not apply to young offenders institutions;
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(iii)the provisions specified in paragraph (b) of this subsection, other than those mentioned in [F10paragraph (i)] of this proviso, shall apply as aforesaid subject to such adaptations and modifications as may be made by rules [F10under section 39 of this Act].
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