Children Act 2001

Level of supervision.

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28.—(1) The level of supervision to be applied in the case of any child shall, subject to section 42(1) , be determined by the juvenile liaison officer who is supervising the child.

(2) The juvenile liaison officer shall have regard to the following matters when making a determination under subsection (1)

( a) the seriousness of the child’s criminal F51 [ or anti-social ] behaviour,

( b) the level of support given to, and the level of control of, the child by the child’s parents or guardian,

( c) the likelihood, in the opinion of the juvenile liaison officer, of the child’s committing further offences F52 [ or engaging in further anti-social behaviour ], and

( d) any directions from the Director on the appropriate level of supervision in any case or in any case of a particular class.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F51

Inserted (1.03.2007) by Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006), s. 158 and sch. 4 am. no. 2, S.I. No. 65 of 2007.

F52

Inserted (1.03.2007) by Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006), s. 158 and sch. 4 am. no. 3, S.I. No. 65 of 2007.