remand (one) to the custody of (someone)

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remand (one) to the custody of (someone)

To order that one be placed in or returned to legal custody by some law enforcement official. Given the evidence suggesting a flight risk, the judge remanded the suspect to the custody of the sheriff to await trial. Mr. Foster, you have been found guilty by a unanimous jury. I am remanding you to the custody of the Office of the United States Marshals to await sentencing.
See also: custody, of, remand
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remand someone (in)to the custody of someone

 and remand someone over to someone
to order someone placed into the custody of someone. The court remanded the prisoner into the custody of the sheriff. The judge remanded Mary to the custody of the sheriff. The judge remanded Gerald over to his father.
See also: custody, of, remand
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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