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Title: JUVENILE COURT LAW - NOTES - 10TH ED. - ENGLAND
Author(s): P M AUSTIN
Corporate Author: Barry Rose Publishers
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 37
Sponsoring Agency: Barry Rose Publishers
Chichester, Sussex, England
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THE MAIN BRITISH LAWS AND REGULATIONS ABOUT JUVENILES APPEARING BEFORE THE JUVENILE COURTS, AS WELL AS PROVISIONS ON ADOPTION, ARE SUMMARIZED FOR USE BY PROBATION OFFICERS, SOCIAL WORKERS, AND STUDENTS.
Abstract: THE PROVISIONS CITED ARE FROM THE ORIGINAL OR AMENDED 1969 CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS ACT AND THE 1970 RULES FROM THE MAGISTRATES COURTS, AND ARE REFERENCED TO THE APPROPRIATE SECTIONS AND SCHEDULES. THE BOOKLET'S SEVEN SECTIONS INCLUDE (1) DEFINITIONS OF SUCH TERMS AS CHILD, YOUNG PERSON, AGE, AND GUARDIAN; (2) THE JUVENILE COURT'S STRUCTURE, AND PLACES AND TIMES OF SITTINGS; (3) RULES GOVERNING JUVENILE OFFENDERS' BAIL, DETENTION, COURT PROCEDURE, REMAND, COURT POWERS, APPEAL, AND REOPENING OF CASES; (4) CARE PROCEEDINGS IN JUVENILE COURTS; (5) THE 1948 CHILDREN ACT; (6) ADOPTION OF CHILDREN; AND (7) MISCELLANEOUS SUBJECTS SUCH AS SEARCH WARRANTS, DEPOSITIONS, AND CHILD WITNESSES. THE BOOKLET WAS WRITTEN BY AN ATTORNEY WHO WAS THE SENIOR CHIEF CLERK OF THE INNER LONDON JUVENILE COURTS. REFERENCE IS MADE IN THE TEXT TO ANTICIPATED CHANGES IN THE LAW. AN INDEX IS PROVIDED. (CFW)
Index Term(s): Juvenile codes; Reference materials; Summaries; United Kingdom (UK)
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