youth court


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youth court

the court in England and Wales that hears criminal cases against those under 18.
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The first Rangatahi court was established by Youth Court Judge Hemi Taumaunu in Gisborne and has gained support from iwi leaders throughout the whole country.
Defence solicitor Roger Thomas told Llandudno youth court it "was not unprovoked bullying", adding he had "snapped" under pressure.
Angie Rowan, prosecuting, said the case was not suitable for prosecution at the youth court due to its limited sentencing powers.
District Judge Roger Elsey said he would be remanding the girls into local authority care until their next hearing, which will be at a youth court sitting at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court on May 13.
As I learned more about these programs, it became clear to me that the benefits of bringing youth court back to Nashville would be invaluable.
You will be spoken to by a social worker or a probation officer and they will prepare a report that the youth court will want to read.
Meanwhile a 13-year-old boy admitted aggravated vehicle taking and house burglary and was released on conditional bail to appear back at Nuneaton Youth Court on May 1.
In a previous case, a chairman said that in the interest of justice, a youth trial should take place in a youth court.
The youths, one aged 17 and the other 16, from the Bangor area, appeared before magistrates at a youth court in Caernarfon yesterday.
The incident took place at Cardiff Youth Court, where the youth was being sentenced for another offence.
District Judge Amanda Henderson ordered he be detained in the Juvenile Justice Centre to appear at a youth court on Wednesday.
They cover each of the areas in which youth offenders come into contact with the system, and the roles of the youth court, police, Crown prosecutors, youth offending teams and panels, voluntary sector, and wider community.
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