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(p. 459) 24. Youth Justice—Introduction 

(p. 459) 24. Youth Justice—Introduction
(p. 459) 24. Youth Justice—Introduction

Martin Hannibal

and Lisa Mountford

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date: 03 December 2020

This chapter discusses the following issues: the terminology of youth justice; the youth justice organisations; the meaning of parental responsibility; the principal aims of the youth justice system; the early diversion procedures to prevent further offending; the juvenile at the police station; the alternatives to prosecution; and the decision to charge.

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