Attard

Mount Carmel Psychiatric Hospital

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2012

Type: Medical facility ( )

Custodial Authority: Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

Management: Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service (Governmental)

Detains: Asylum seekers (administrative), Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Conditions complaints? Reported population
16
YES
No Data
Malta

1,900

Immigration detainees (2013)

720 - 720

Estimated detention capacity (2011)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2012

Status In use

2011

Status In use

2005
GDP facility typology

Category Filter

Type Medical facility

2011

Category Filter

Type Medical facility

2005

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

Type Governmental

2011
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011

Security Level Secure

2005
Armed guards

Armed Guards? No

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2011

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2011

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2005
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 16

2011
Reports of adequate or inadequate conditions

Adequate or Inadequate? Inadequate

Detention centre conditions Overcrowding

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Armed Forces of Malta/ Detention Service

Ministry Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs

Ministry Typology Justice

2011