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The project's staff will meet with young offenders to determine whether the diversion project is suitable for them.
Ministers announced a consultation on plans to boost education for young offenders in February, amid concerns that high numbers have been expelled from school and have low literacy levels.
A new aspect of reparations work is the Making Good scheme, which invites members of the public and community groups to suggest community reparation activities that young offenders could undertake.
Finland is reportedly considering house arrest as a fast form of punishment for young offenders, as police would be able to enforce the arrest quickly after an offence was committed.
Supervising Young Offenders is a must in dealing with the challenges of today's youth
So far the Young Offenders Act makes no reference to the fledgling circles but Pennell says her group's recommendations could affect how the circles operate in future.
We hope parents will embrace this program as a valuable tool for teaching young offenders about how shoplifting affects the lives of real people, such as their families, and how much they are risking for a small reward.
A decision is expected June 17 on whether the young offender convicted in 2008 of second degree murder and aggravated assault in the death of 13-year-old Nina Courtepatte should be sentenced as an adult or as a young offender.
Police can refer a young offender to a committee before a charge is laid, or the Crown can shift offenders out of the courts and into the program after they are charged.
With the assistance of the CFS social workers, and the consent of the young person and his/her family, panels of Youth Justice Committee volunteers are convened at regular intervals to deal with young offender matters.
Because most juvenile delinquency consists of relatively minor offenses such as property crimes and minor assaults,(12) and because the standard juvenile justice system does a poor job of controlling juvenile crime and addressing victims' needs, it seems reasonable to look to mediation as a workable approach to satisfy the interests of society, the victim, and most important, the young offender.

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