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There are 16 prisons and young offenders institutions in Scotland.
The majority are for male adults. One establishment holds the majority of female prisoners, and another two cater for male young offenders.
Responsible for running Scotland's prisons.
Information on Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons in Scotland.
System where prisoners serve part of their sentence under supervision in the community.
Information about the prisons complaints system and the work of the Commission.
Page updated: Wednesday, September 22, 2010