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NCJ Number: 30413 Find in a Library
Title: MODERN JUVENILE COURT - FOR MAGISTRATES, SOCIAL WORKERS, POLICE AND OTHERS
Author(s): J A WATSON; P M AUSTIN
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 190
Sponsoring Agency: Shaw and Sons Ltd
Lower Sydenham, SE6 5AE, England
Sale Source: Shaw and Sons Ltd
Shaway House
Lower Sydenham, SE6 5AE,
United Kingdom
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THIS TEXT DEFINES THE MAJOR AMENDMENTS IN JUVENILE JUSTICE WHICH WERE INSTITUTED IN THE BRITISH YOUNG PERSONS ACT OF 1969, THE PROCEDURES THE ACT ENTAILS, AND THE FORMS OF TREATMENT IT MAKES AVAILABLE.
Abstract: IN THE OPENING CHAPTERS THE AUTHORS EXPLAIN THE CONSTITUTION AND JURISDICTION OF THE MODERN ENGLISH JUVENILE COURT. THE REMAINING CHAPTERS COVER SUCH AREAS AS THE ROLE OF THE JUVENILE COURT MAGISTRATE, THE ROLE OF THE POLICE, THE SOCIAL WORKER IN THE JUVENILE COURT, INTERIM DETENTION AND REMANDS, AND THE VARIOUS FORMS OF JUDICIAL TREATMENT AVAILABLE TO THE COURT. THE FINAL CHAPTER CONTAINS SUGGESTIONS FOR AMENDMENT OF THE 1969 YOUNG PERSONS ACT.
Index Term(s): Community-based corrections (juvenile); Correctional institutions (juvenile); England; Juvenile adjudication; Juvenile court procedures; Juvenile courts; Juvenile detention; Juvenile justice system; Laws and Statutes; Treatment
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