A custodial sentence is a sentence to imprisonment.
It is served by way of home detention, corrective training, detention centre training, borstal training, or any other sentence that requires full time detention of an individual.
A custodial sentence does not include a sentence of supervision, community service, fine or reparation, periodic detention, or a suspended sentence of imprisonment.
Last updated: 11 April 2014
Last reviewed: 11 April 2014