Sabah

Tawau Temporary Immigration Depot

Status

In use

2021

Type: Immigration detention centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Federal Task Force of Sabah

Management: Federal Special Task Force (Governmental)

Detains: Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
800
No Data
No Data
Malaysia

47,092

Immigration detainees (2017)

885

Detained children (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Center status

Status In use

2021

Status Last documented use

2011

Status In use

2007
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Immigration detention centre

2007

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Federal Special Task Force

Type Governmental

2015

Name Pasukan Petugas Khas Persekutuan Negeri Sabah

Type Governmental

2007
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2007
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 800

2007

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Federal Task Force of Sabah

Ministry

Ministry Typology

2015