Chapter 4 Institutional Corrections of Adult Offenders

Prisons(a prison which mainly holds young offenders is called “juvenile prison”) are to hold sentenced inmates while detention houses are for inmates awaiting judgment (Hereinafter, “penal institutions” refers to prisons and detention houses.). Workhouses for fine defaulters and court-ordered confinement houses are attached to some penal institutions. As of April 1, 2015, there were 77 main penal institutions (62 prisons that include four rehabilitation program centers, seven juvenile prisons, and eight detention houses) and 111 branch penal institutions (eight branch prisons and 103 branch detention houses).