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Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I (ss. 1‐19) rep. by 1995 NI 2

  3. PART II PREVENTION OF CRUELTY AND EXPOSURE TO MORAL AND PHYSICAL DANGER

    1. Miscellaneous offences in relation to children and young persons

      1. 20.Cruelty to persons under sixteen.

      2. 21.Causing or encouraging seduction or prostitution of girl under seventeen.

      3. 22.Indecent conduct towards child.

      4. 23.Allowing children or young persons to be in brothels.

      5. 24.Causing or allowing persons under sixteen to be used for begging.

      6. 25.Giving intoxicating liquor to children.

      7. S. 26 rep. by 1971 c. 13 (NI)

      8. Ss. 27, 28 rep. by 1995 NI 2

      9. 29.Exposing children under twelve to risk of burning.

      10. 30.Failing to provide for safety of children at entertainments.

    2. Special provisions as to prosecutions for offences specified in Schedule 1

      1. S. 31 rep. by 1989 NI 12

      2. S. 32 rep. by 1995 NI 2

      3. 33.Mode of charging offences.

      4. S. 34 rep. by 1989 NI 12

    3. General

      1. 35.Notification as to proceedings under Part II

      2. 36.Interpretation of Part II.

  4. Part III (ss. 37‐47) rep. by 1995 NI 2

  5. PART IV PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS IN RELATION TO CRIMINAL AND SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS

    1. Juvenile courts

      1. 63.Constitution of juvenile courts.

      2. Ss. 64‐79 rep. by 1998 NI 9

      3. S. 80 rep. by 1996 NI 24

      4. Ss. 81‐91 rep. by 1998 NI 9

      5. S. 92 rep. by 1995 NI 2

  6. PART V CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS IN NEED OF CARE, PROTECTION OR CONTROL

    1. Ss. 93‐95 rep. by 1995 NI 2

    2. 96.Powers of other courts.

    3. S. 97 rep. by 1998 NI 9

    4. S. 98 rep. by 1995 NI 2

    5. Ss. 99‐102 rep. by 1998 NI 9

  7. Parts VI‐VIII (ss. 103‐131) rep. by 1995 NI 2

  8. PART IX REMAND HOMES, ATTENDANCE CENTRES, TRAINING SCHOOLS AND PERSONS TO WHOSE CARE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS MAY BE COMMITTED

    1. Ss. 132‐148 rep. by 1998 NI 9

    2. 149.Expenses of education and library boards.

    3. Ss. 150, 151 rep. by 1998 NI 9

    4. S. 152 rep. by 1995 NI 2

    5. S. 153 rep. by 1972 NI 14

    6. Ss. 154‐160 rep. by 1995 NI 2

    7. S. 161 rep. by 1972 NI 14

    8. S. 162 rep. by 1995 NI 2

  9. PART XI SPECIAL PREVENTIVE POWERS

    1. S. 163 rep. by 1998 NI 9

    2. S. 164 rep. by 1995 NI 2

  10. PART XII MISCELLANEOUS AND GENERAL

    1. S. 165 rep. by 1995 NI 2

    2. S. 166 rep. by 1972 NI 14

    3. Ss. 167, 168 rep. by 1998 NI 9

    4. S. 169 rep. by 1995 NI 2

    5. S. 170 rep. by 1998 NI 9

    6. S. 171 rep. by 1972 NI 14

    7. Ss. 172, 173 rep. by 1998 NI 9

    8. 174.Presumption and determination of age.

    9. S. 175 rep. by 1995 NI 2

    10. 176.Application of Summary Jurisdiction Acts.

    11. S. 177 rep. by 1998 NI 9

    12. 178.Assessors for county court in appeals from juvenile courts.

    13. S. 179 rep. by 1998 NI 9

    14. 180.Interpretation.

    15. 181.Transitional provisions, amendments and repeals.

    16. 182.Short title and commencement.

  11. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      OFFENCES AGAINST CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS WITH RESPECT TO WHICH SPECIAL PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT APPLY

      1. The murder or manslaughter of a child or young person....

      2. Infanticide.

      3. An offence under section 5 of the Domestic Violence, Crime...

      4. An offence under section 13(1) of the Criminal Justice Act...

      5. Any offence under section 27,. . . of the Offences...

      6. Any offence under the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1885 ....

      7. . . .

      8. . . .

      9. Any offence under sections 20, . . . , 23,...

      10. Any other offence involving mental or bodily injury to a...

      11. Any attempt to commit against a child or young person...

      12. . . .

      13. Any offence under the Child Abduction (Northern Ireland) Order 1985....

      14. Any offence under Article 147(2) of the Children Order in...

      15. . . .

      16. Any offence against a child or young person under any...

      17. Any offence against a child or young person under the...

      18. An offence against a child or young person under section...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      CONSTITUTION OF JUVENILE COURTS

      1. Juvenile court panels Para. 1 rep. by 2002 c. 26...

        1. Juvenile court panels

          1. Para. 1 rep. by 2002 c. 26

          2. Para. 2 rep. by 2002 c. 26

          3. Para. 2A rep. by 2002 c. 26

        2. Composition of juvenile court

          1. 3.(1) Subject to the provisions of paragraph 4, a juvenile...

        3. Proceedings

          1. 4.A juvenile court at which the chairman is present shall...

          2. 5.(1) The decision of a juvenile court upon any matter...

        4. Expenses

          1. Para. 6 rep. by 2002 c. 26

        5. Other provisions

          1. 7.The clerk of petty session for the petty sessions district...

          2. 8.Regulations made by the [ Lord Chancellor after consultation with...

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