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What does YOIS stand for?

YOIS stands for Young Offender Institution (UK)

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Jones, of Heol y Cae, Cefn Coed, admitted a further count of aggravating vehicle taking and was sent to a young offender institution for two years by Judge Richard Twomlow and disqualified from driving for two years.
TEENAGERS in the young offender institution at New Hall, near Flockton, have told about being put through an initiation ceremony by other inmates.
The functions and powers conferred on local authorities, including social services, to act did not cease 'merely because a child is in a young offender institution or other prison service establishment'.
Davies and Law were each sent to a young offender institution for eight months and the 17-year-old was given a six-month detention and training order.
It is rare that a split-site young offender institution manages to deliver satisfactory outcomes for both its populations, not least because the separate parts receive different levels of resource and face different performance management requirements.