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The Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II GENERAL

    1. 3.Age of responsibility

    2. 3A.Youth conferences

    3. 3B.Youth conference rules

    4. 3C.Youth conference plans

    5. Art.4 rep. by 2002 c. 26

    6. 5.Words not to be used in relation to children dealt with summarily

  4. PART III ARREST AND DETENTION

    1. 6.Child arrested in pursuance of warrant to be released

    2. 7.Child apparently under 14 arrested without warrant for offence other than homicide to be released

    3. 8.Child not released under Article 7

    4. 9.Separation of child in police detention from adults charged with offences

    5. 10.Duty to inform person responsible for welfare of child in police detention

  5. PART 3A DIVERSIONARY YOUTH CONFERENCES

    1. 10A.Diversionary youth conferences

    2. 10B.References: supplementary

    3. 10C.Recommendations: supplementary

    4. 10D.Plans: compliance and variation

  6. PART IV CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS

    1. 11.Notice of charges against child

    2. 12.Release on bail

    3. 13.Remand in custody

    4. 14.Power to enforce attendance of child

    5. 15.Attendance of parent or guardian

    6. 16.Separation of child from adults charged with offences

    7. 17.Summary trial of indictable offences

    8. 18.Exclusion of child from court during the trial of other persons

    9. 19.Form of oath for use in youth court and by children in other courts

    10. 20.Evidence given unsworn by child

    11. 21.Power to clear court while child is giving evidence in certain cases

    12. 22.Restrictions on reporting proceedings

    13. 23.Evidence of child in committal proceedings for violent or sexual offence

    14. 24.Power to proceed with case in absence of child in certain proceedings

    15. 25.Extension of power to take deposition of child

    16. 26.Admission of deposition of child in evidence in certain proceedings

  7. PART V YOUTH COURTS

    1. 27.Youth courts

    2. 28.Assignment of certain matters to youth courts

    3. 29.Power of magistrates' court to remit a child for trial to a youth court

    4. 30.Powers of youth courts in relation to persons who are not or who cease to be children

    5. 30A.Power of youth court in relation to remands

    6. 31.Remand for purpose of obtaining information

  8. PART VI SENTENCING AND OTHER POWERS

    1. Preliminary

      1. 32.Remission by other courts of offenders to youth courts

      2. 33.Power to notify appropriate authority if child's welfare requires it

    2. Youth conferences

      1. 33A.Court-ordered youth conferences

      2. 33B.Associated offences

      3. 33C.References: supplementary

      4. 33D.Termination of youth conference

      5. 33E.Recommendations: supplementary

    3. Fines and recognizances

      1. 34.Fines

      2. 35.Parent or guardian to pay fine, etc., instead of child

      3. 36.Parent or guardian to enter into recognizance

      4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 36ZA.Parental compensation orders

      6. 36ZB.Parental compensation orders: the compensation

      7. 36ZC.Parental compensation orders: supplemental

      8. 36ZD.Parental compensation orders: appeal

      9. 36ZE.Effect of parental compensation order on subsequent award of damages in civil proceedings

    4. Reparation orders

      1. 36A.Reparation orders

      2. 36B.Restrictions on reparation orders

      3. 36C.Requirements of reparation orders

      4. 36D.Supplementary provisions about reparation orders

    5. Community responsibility orders

      1. 36E.Community responsibility orders

      2. 36F.Restrictions on community responsibility orders

      3. 36G.Requirements of community responsibility orders

      4. 36H.Rules relating to community responsibility orders

      5. 36I.Supplementary provisions about community responsibility orders

    6. Youth conference orders

      1. 36J.Youth conference orders

      2. 36K.Supplementary provisions about youth conference orders

      3. 36L.Monitoring compliance with youth conference orders

    7. Attendance centre orders

      1. 37.Attendance centre orders

      2. 38.Discharge, revocation or variation of attendance centre orders

    8. Juvenile justice centre orders

      1. 39.Juvenile justice centre orders

      2. 40.Supervision under a juvenile justice centre order

      3. 41.Breach of supervision requirements

      4. 42.Taking of children to juvenile justice centre

      5. 43.Effect of juvenile justice centre order where care order is in force

      6. 44.Effect of subsequent conviction where juvenile justice centre order is in effect

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    9. Custody care orders

      1. 44A. Custody care orders

      2. 44B. Period in secure accommodation under custody care order

      3. 44C. Escape from secure accommodation

      4. 44D. Taking of children to secure accommodation

      5. 44E. Supervision under custody care order

      6. 44F. Breach of supervision requirements

      7. 44G. Effect of subsequent conviction where custody care order is in effect

    10. Grave crimes

      1. 45.Punishment of certain grave crimes

      2. 46.Discharge on licence

    11. Miscellaneous

      1. 47.Limitation on punishment for contempt of court or default of payment of fine, etc.

      2. 48.Power of courts on committal of offender

      3. 49.Duty of parent or guardian to notify change of address

  9. PART VII ATTENDANCE CENTRES AND JUVENILE JUSTICE CENTRES

    1. Attendance centres

      1. 50.Attendance centres

    2. Juvenile justice centres

      1. 51.Juvenile justice centres

      2. 52.Supervising powers of Secretary of State

      3. 53.Parental responsibility for children in juvenile justice centres

      4. 54.Escapes from juvenile justice centres

    3. Inspection

      1. 55.Power to inspect attendance centres and juvenile justice centres

  10. PART VIII MISCELLANEOUS AND GENERAL

    1. Art. 56 rep. by 2004 c.4

    2. 57.Grants for juvenile justice centres, attendance centres and the Juvenile Justice Board

    3. Art. 58 rep. by 2005 c. 12

    4. 58.Inquiries and investigations

    5. 59.Acquisition and disposal of land

    6. 60.Power to enter on lands

    7. 61.Proof of documents

    8. 62.Presumption and determination of age

    9. 63.Appeals

    10. 64.Transitional provisions and savings

    11. Article 65—Amendments and repeals

  11. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      DEFINITIONS OF “SEXUAL OFFENCE” AND “VIOLENT OFFENCE”

      1. 1.In this Order “sexual offence” means . . . an...

      2. 2.In this Order “violent offence” means an offence which leads...

    2. SCHEDULE 1A

      BREACH, REVOCATION AND AMENDMENT OF REPARATION ORDERS, COMMUNITY RESPONSIBILITY ORDERS AND YOUTH CONFERENCE ORDERS

      1. Introductory

        1. 1.(1) In this Schedule “relevant order” means a reparation order,...

      2. Breach of relevant order

        1. 2.(1) Paragraphs 3 and 4 make provision for dealing with...

      3. Order as punishment for breach

        1. 3.(1) The relevant court may— (a) in the case of...

      4. Re-sentencing for breach

        1. 4.(1) The relevant court may (instead of making an order...

      5. Revocation, amendment and extension of relevant order

        1. 5.(1) If, while a relevant order is in force in...

      6. Dealing with relevant order when sentencing after subsequent conviction

        1. 6.(1) This paragraph applies where an offender in respect of...

      7. Copies of revoking, amending or extending order

        1. 7.(1) On the making of an order under this Schedule...

      8. Presence of offender in court, remands etc.

        1. 8.(1) Where the responsible officer makes an application to a...

    3. SCHEDULE 2

      JUVENILE JUSTICE CENTRES

      1. 1.(1) A juvenile justice centre order or any other order...

      2. 2.A minister of the religious persuasion to which a person...

      3. 3.If it appears to the managers of a juvenile justice...

      4. 4.At any time during the period of a person's detention...

      5. 5.(1) If in the case of a person detained in...

      6. 6.(1) If a persondetainedin a juvenile justice centre has attained...

      7. 7.Every person who— (a) is authorised by the managers of...

      1. Schedule 3—Modifications

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND SAVINGS

      1. 1.Each of Articles 35, 36, 37, 39, 44, 45, 47...

      2. 2.Any training school which at the commencement of this paragraph...

      3. 3.Where at the commencement of this paragraph there is in...

      4. 4.In this Schedule the “Act of 1968” means the Children...

      1. Schedule 5—Amendments

      1. Schedule 6—Repeals

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