Initially, it is principally aimed at replacing punishment for young offenders. The offender must be aged 17 or over and consent to the order being made. If you want to make good impression in court the following points may be helpful:. It is for information only and should not be regarded as a full statement of law. Find out more about endorsements and disqualifications. Sexual and high-profile violent offenders were ineligible.
Offenders under the supervision of the community corrections offices are offered the opportunity to participate on a referral basis in rehabilitative programs that promote positive and productive behaviours delivered by agencies other than community corrections. It is normally imposed upon adults aged 18 and above, but can sometimes be imposed on young people aged 16 to KA1 - Application Form. A period ending one year after the order expires. YJ21 - Application Form.
Locked units for 12 to 18 year olds effectively replace the much larger previous youth treatment centres. Attendance Centre Briefing. Rehabilitation period for adults 18 or over. In addition, the project established a wide range of programming linkages with other agencies, community-based organizations, justice system and referral partners. Photo Permission Form.
It allows more scope for courts to impose tougher sentences, taking into account offender history and offences committed while on bail. Youth Courts deal with nearly all cases where young people between the ages of 10 and 17 inclusive are said to have broken the law. Guidance on "2nd Referral Orders". Set up in , the Committee emphasises local authority welfare, early intervention and support for the family. The summons tells you what offences you have been charged with and gives the day and time that you have to be at court and the address of the court building. Case Manager's Information to Court Officer.