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The “Draft Guidelines on the Use and Conditions of Police Custody and Pre Trial Detention in Africa” discusses the rights in the African Charter on Human Peoples’ Rights related to the rights and protections of detainees and outlines specific practices police should follow in making arrests and holding suspects in custody at a police station.

This page includes legislation, reports, and other documents that are relevant to understanding the legal aid system in Australia.

This page includes legislation, reports, and other documents that are relevant to understanding the legal aid system in Bulgaria.

This page includes legislation, reports, and other documents that are relevant to understanding the legal aid system in Canada.

This page includes legislation, reports, and other documents that are relevant to understanding the legal aid system in the Czech Republic.

This page includes legislation, reports, and other documents that are relevant to understanding the legal aid system in England and Wales.

This page includes legislation, reports, and other documents that are relevant to understanding the legal aid system in Estonia.

This page includes legislation, reports, and other documents that are relevant to understanding the legal aid system in Finland.

“France — Legal System (Remand)” is a fact sheet issued by the international organization Prisoners Abroad that gives an overview of the procedure governing remand, or custody, in France.

In December 2011, Fair Trials International updated “Criminal Proceedings and Defence Rights in France,” a booklet providing an overview of the legal system in France and individuals’ rights upon arrest and during trial.