When a young person is sent to the Supreme Court

If a judge thinks the young person has committed a serious crime, they may also have to go to the Northern Territory  Supreme Court.

This is called being committed to the Supreme Court.

There is a Supreme Court in Darwin and Alice Springs. Family members and friends can attend the Supreme Court.

The case against the young person will run again in the Supreme Court – but this time in front of a Supreme Court Justice.

Read what happens inside the Supreme Court.

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Last updated: 27 June 2017