Occupancy rates in rehabilitation centers reaches 163%

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AMMAN — The percentage of inmates in rehabilitation centers has reached 163 percent according to the director of Rehabilitation and Correctional Center Department with the Public Security Directorate, Brig. Gen. Falah Al-Majali. اضافة اعلان

This concern was raised by the Lower House Legal Committee in a meeting on Wednesday, according to a local media outlet.

Majali further highlighted that this statistic is a negative indicator of and reflects on the services provided to inmates.

AmendmentsMajali also announced that the suspension of debtors' imprisonment orders, which was previously mandated by Defense Order No. 28, will come to an end on the coming Sunday.

As part of the announcement, the Defense Order will be amended to state that the execution of detention orders issued under the Enforcement Law can only be postponed if the amount does not exceed JD20,000, as opposed to the previous limit of JD100,000.

The amendment also affects the suspension of the implementation of criminal sentences that involve imprisonment for issuing a check without sufficient funds.

The suspension will apply only if the total value of the checks does not exceed JD20,000.

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