After sentencing, the Court may order that a sentence start from the date that you were in remand.
There are different prison rules and regulations that control remission (one-third sentence discount) and the Home Detention Scheme. This is not decided by the Court.
Property that may have been seized by the Police may or may not be returned. Once in prison, letters to and from family/friends are screened, and there can be a total two prison visits every month