Children Act 2001

Objective of Programme.


19.F42[(1) The objective of the Programme is to divert any child who accepts responsibility for his or her criminal or anti-social behaviour from committing further offences or engaging in further anti-social behaviour.]

(2) The objective shall be achieved primarily by administering a caution to such a child and, where appropriate, by placing him or her under the supervision of a juvenile liaison officer and by convening a conference to be attended by the child, family members and other concerned persons.




Substituted (1.03.2007) by Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006), s. 124, S.I. No. 65 of 2007.