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Published by Canadian Bar Association - Ontario, Continuing Legal Education in [Toronto] .
Written in English


  • Canada.,
  • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- Canada.,
  • Juvenile delinquency -- Canada.

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ContributionsPlatt, Priscilla., Canadian Bar Association. Ontario Branch.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14767494M
ISBN 101895806062

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These are the central issues addressed by Young Offenders and the Law in its examination of the legal response to the phenomenon of youth offending, and the contemporary forces that shape the law. This book develops the reader’s understanding of the sociological, criminological, historical, political, and philosophical approaches to youth. YOUNG OFFENDERS ACT A chapter taken from A practitioner’s Guide to Criminal Law (2nd ed) NSW Young Lawyers, , ISBN ) amended on 5/12/03 The Young Offenders Act (NSW) (“YOA”) establishes an alternate regime of dealing with young persons who commit certain offences by diverting them from the. The Young Offenders Act passed through Parliament in June and becomes effective on 6 April It is the result of 10 years of trials and reform of the Juvenile Justice System. The Young Offenders Act changes the way police and . The Young Offenders Act has raised howls of protest since it was first introduced in Under the Act, youth charged with even the most violent of crimes were tried in youth court, though in the worst cases the trial could be transferred to adult court. Nonetheless, violent young criminals often received absurdly light juvenile sentences.

Young Offenders and Youth Justice: A Century After the Fact Paperback out of 5 stars 11 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 10 Used from $ /5(11). All regulations previously made under the Children's Protection and Young Offenders Act ; Revoked by Young Offenders Regulations Young Offenders Regulations —ceased; Young Offenders Regulations ; Proclamations . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Young Offenders Act. [Ottawa]: Solicitor General Canada, Ministry Secretariat, © (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Young Offenders Act, highlights. [Ottawa]: Solicitor General Canada, (OCoLC) Material Type.

The "solution" to these problems was the Young Offenders Act (YOA), implemented during the past decade. The central theme of the first seven chapters of the book--about half of the total--is how the old Welfare assumptions have been replaced by a Junior Justice model. As detailed therein, accused young offenders are now given legal safeguards Cited by: “the Board” means the body established in pursuance of the Treatment of Offenders Board Act [title 10 item 31]; “young person” means a person who has attained the age of sixteen years but is under the age of eighteen years. Any question that arises under this Act relation to the age of a person shall be determined as provided in. Young Offenders Act — Part 1—Preliminary 4 Published under the. Legislation Revision and Publication Act 3—Objects and statutory policies (1) The object of this Act is to secure for youths who offend against the criminal law the care, correction and guidance necessary for their development into responsible and. Young Offenders Act Contents Part 1 — Preliminary 1. Short title 2 2. Commencement 2 3. Terms used 2 4. Young offenders reaching 18 5 5. Criminal Procedure Act overridden 5 6A. Courts and Tribunals (Electronic Processes Facilitation) Act Part 2 applies 6 Part 2 — Objectives and principles 6. Objectives 7 7.