Chapter 4 Institutional Corrections of Adult Offenders

Penal Institution consists of prison, juvenile prison, and detention house. Prisons and Juvenile Prisons are to hold sentenced inmates while Detention Houses are for inmates awaiting judgment. Workhouses for fine defaulters and court-ordered confinement houses are attached to some penal institutions. As of April 1, 2017, there were 76 main penal institutions (62 prisons including four rehabilitation program centers, six juvenile prisons, and eight detention houses) and 112 branch penal institutions (eight branch prisons and 104 branch detention houses).