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 White paper on crime 2006 Part 2/Chapter 4/Section 2/8 

8 Fine defaulters in workhouses

  The treatment of fine defaulters in workhouse is generally in line with that of inmates sentenced to imprisonment with work. In 2005, 7,261 new inmates were admitted to workhouses, 2,463 of which were admitted to workhouses after being detained in penal institutions (Source: Annual Report of Statistics on Correction).