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Last Updated: Monday May 23 2005 10:16 GMT

Life behind bars

Kids who have been locked up aren't free to go anywhere or do anything without permission.

They have to stay in their room at night, and often have to ask before they can do simple things like go to the toilet, and their access to TV is controlled.

But many secure units reward well-behaved children. They can run a points system, which lets kids have things like TVs if they are good.

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