The Guardian’s response to the proposed Youth Justice Administration Bill

There are some important emphases in both the Young Offenders Act 1993 and the Family and Community Services Act 1972 that appear over-shadowed in the summary of principles that are proposed for the Administration Act. Notably these are the ‘care…necessary for [a young person’s] development’ and the ‘proper realisation of their potential’ (Object (1) in the Young Offenders Act 1993).  Read the Guardians response to the proposed Youth Justice Admin Bill 2013.

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