The definitive guideline on sentencing children and young people was issued on 7 March 2017, and came into force on 1 June 2017.

A consultation, under the title Sentencing youths, was published on 12 May 2016 and closed on 3 August 2016.

Related documents

To support the guidelines and consultations, the Council publishes a range of documents. These documents may include consultation responses, statistical bulletins, resource and equality impact assessments and guideline assessments.

Related documents: Sentencing children and young people

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