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Youth court statistics in Canada, 2013/2014


The Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA), the legislation currently in place that applies to youth aged 12-to-17 years accused of a crime, has several objectives: to ...

Youth Involved with the Juvenile Justice System | Youth.gov


Some children and youth become involved with the juvenile justice system because they are accused of committing a delinquent or criminal act. Other youth  ...

A Statistical Snapshot of Youth at Risk and Youth Offending in Canada


This, in turn, may lead to their involvement with the criminal justice system. ..... Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Youth Court Survey. Note: The Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) category includes inducing a ...

key facts: youth in the justice system - Campaign for Youth Justice


Youth crime has also been going down for many years. .... and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA) requires that youth in the juvenile justice system be ... research by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, youth under the age of 18 represented 21 ...

Fact Sheet: Youth Under Age 18 in the Adult Criminal Justice System


This fact sheet presents statistics and issues related to persons under the age of 18 involved in the adult criminal justice system in the US, regardless of whether .... The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, originally passed in ...

Topic 1: Youth Crime in Canada | LawLessons.ca


Lesson 4: Youth Criminal Justice Act Introduction ... The information that follows provides some insight into youth crime, based on statistics in Canada[1].

Youth in the Adult Criminal Justice System - Campaign for Youth ...


Youth Predator Act of 1996,” which was reintroduced as the “Violent Juvenile .... According to research by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, youth under the age of ...

Youth Crime Statistics in Canada


Dec 1, 2005 ... The report suggests that the implementation of the Youth Criminal Justice Act in 2003 is having an effect in driving the numbers down. In 2004 ...

Youth Criminal Justice Act - Library of Parliament


The Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) received Royal Assent in February ... April 2003 – The YCJA comes into force, replacing the YOA. .... Youth Court Statistics, 2002/03, Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, March 2004.

Youth Criminal Justice Act - Huffington Post


When an at risk visible minority youth comes into contact with the law they often cannot afford the high cost of legal counsel and are forced to apply for legal aid.

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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 .... Source: Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Youth Court Survey ...

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) - Juveniles


Oct 18, 2016 ... Criminal Justice Data Improvement Program .... For data on youth in the juvenile system, please see the statistics provided by the Office ... Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (Public Law 108-79) of youth-on-youth and staff-on-youth ...

Youth Violence - Statistics - National Criminal Justice Reference ...


The SBB enables users to access online information to learn more about juvenile crime and victimization and about youth involved in the juvenile justice system.