Criminal Litigation SGS 13 Youth Sentencing

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Criminal Litigation SGS 13 Youth Sentencing
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  1. You are representing Mehtab, aged 14, at the Gladbury Youth Court. Mehtab is charged with an offence of Criminal Damage. He is a first time offender and has pleaded Guilty to the offence. The Youth Court has decided to impose a Referral Order.

    Which of the following is INCORRECT?

    [A] The Referral Order may be imposed for 3 months.
    [B] The Referral Order may be imposed for 18 months.[C] The Referral Order may be imposed for 6 months.
    [D] The Referral Order may be imposed for 8 months.
    [B] The Referral Order may be imposed for 18 months.

    Referral orders are for 3-12 months
  2. Anna aged 15 is charged with Theft. The Youth Court find the prosecution case proved against Anna.

    Which one of the following is CORRECT?

    [A] The court can make a Youth Rehabilitation Order with a Supervision requirement for 4 years.

    [B] The court can make a Youth Rehabilitation Order with an activity requirement Order for 180 days.

    [C] The court can make a Youth Rehabilitation Order with a curfew requirement for 10 hours a day together with an electronic monitoring requirement.

    [D] The court can make a Youth Rehabilitation Order with a residence requirement for a maximum period of 3 years.
    [C] The court can make a Youth Rehabilitation Order with a curfew requirement for 10 hours a day together with an electronic monitoring requirement.

    Correct.
  3. Tony is aged 14, and he has 5 previous findings of Guilt for violent offences. He is before the Gladbury Youth Court charged with Robbery. The Youth Court have retained jurisdiction in this matter, and Tony has pleaded Guilty. The Court is of the view that the offence is sufficiently serious to warrant a custodial sentence and wish to impose a Detention and training Order (DTO).

    Which one of the following is CORRECT?

    i) The Youth Court can impose a 2 month DTO.
    ii) The Youth Court can impose a 14 month DTO
    iii) The Youth Court can impose a 16 month DTO
    iv) The Youth Court can impose a 26 month DTO

    [A] i) and iv)
    [B] ii) and iii)
    [C] None of the above
    [D] All of the above
    [C] None of the above

    see list of available DTO lengths
  4. Tina aged 12 is charged with Theft. The Youth Court find the prosecution case proved. The Youth Court decides to impose a Youth Rehabilitation Order with an Attendance Centre Requirement.

    Which one of the following is CORRECT?

    [A] The court can impose an Attendance Centre Order for 12 hours. 
    [B] The court can impose an Attendance Centre Order for 18 hours.
    [C] The court can impose an Attendance Centre Order for 24 hours.
    [D] The court can impose an Attendance Centre Order for 26 hours.
    [A] The court can impose an Attendance Centre Order for 12 hours.

    Correct, the maximum duration of an attendance centre requirement for juveniles aged under 14 is 12 hours.

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