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Youth Criminal Justice Act


The Youth Criminal Justice Act is a Canadian statute, which came into effect on April 1, 2003. It covers the prosecution of youths for criminal offences. The YCJA  ...

Youth Criminal Justice Act


Youth Criminal Justice Act ( S.C. 2002, c. 1). Full Document: HTMLFull Document : Youth Criminal Justice Act |; XMLFull Document: Youth Criminal Justice Act ...

Explore the YCJA: Welcome


Explore the YCJA · Learning for Youth · Training for Teachers · Training for Police . Discover Canada's Youth Criminal Justice Act. Justice Education Society

Introduction (YCJA) - Canadian Legal FAQs


Introduction (YCJA). What is the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA)? The Youth ... Why doesn't the YCJA apply to children under the age of 12? Most experts in ...

Mar 18, 2013 ... This video describes the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) and how it is applied in real life. For more information on the YCJA please visit ...
May 3, 2013 ... Part 1 of 6, Building Safe Streets and Communities. A look at Canada's Youth Criminal Justice Act which seeks to build safe streets and ...

Youth Criminal Justice Act « The John Howard Society Of Alberta


The Youth Criminal Justice Act is an important act for students to have a basic understanding of at all grade levels, particularly as it applies to their personal lives ...

Topic 1: YCJA Sentencing Principles | LawLessons.ca


The YCJA has a set of principles to guide judges in deciding on a fair and appropriate sentence. Sentencing is meant to hold youth accountable through fair ...

Bill C-25: An Act to amend the Youth Criminal Justice Act (LS-589E)


Bill C-25: An Act to Amend the Youth Criminal Justice Act was introduced by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable Robert ...

Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) - Health & Social Services


This initiative led to the development of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, or the YCJA, which became law in April 2003, replacing the Young Offenders Act (YOA) .

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The Youth Criminal Justice Act Summary and Background


Feb 24, 2016 ... The Youth Criminal Justice Act is the law that governs Canada's youth justice system. It applies to youth who are at least 12 but under 18 years ...

Canada's Youth Criminal Justice Act - Main Page


Criminal law - Sentencing - Principles of sentencing under Youth Criminal Justice Act, S.C. 2002, c. 1 - Is general deterrence a principle to be considered in ...

Topic 3: Overview of the YCJA | LawLessons.ca


Introduction. The Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) applies to young people who are 12-17 years old. The law says a person is an adult at age 18. At age 18 ...