Sentencing in the Children’s Court

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Sentencing in the Children’s Court explains how the Children's Court decides what happens to children who have been found guilty of breaking the law. The brochure is written for people who are supporting children attending the Children’s Court, as well as students, youth justice workers, journalists and other interested members of the community.

This is a companion publication to How Courts Sentence Adult Offenders and How the Children’s Court Could Sentence You.

This brochure can be read online or downloaded as a PDF to print to a two-sided A4 sheet.

Authored and published by the Sentencing Advisory Council
© State of Victoria, Sentencing Advisory Council, 2019

This brochure reflects the law as at 1 March 2019.

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Sentencing in the Children’s Court (except all logos) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.