Reporting restrictions for children and young people in criminal proceedings (S.45 Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999)

We are directing that there must be no publication of any details if they are likely to lead members of the public to identify the [defendant] [alleged victim] [witness] as a person concerned in the proceedings. This includes their name, address, school, educational establishment, place of work or anything else that may identify them, including any still or moving picture.

Publication includes any printed or broadcast media as well as information published online including social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

We impose this restriction because …………

This order will last until the person concerned is 18 years old or another order is made.

Breach of the order is a criminal offence.