Types of courts and their roles

Youth Justice Court

The Youth Justice Court hears charges against young offenders who are under 18 years old when they are charged or appear in court.

If the offence is particularly serious, the case may be transferred to the Supreme Court for trial or sentencing.

For more information go to young people in court.

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Last updated: 01 June 2015

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