Children Act 2001


F62[Inadmissibility of certain evidence.

48. (1) Subject to subsection (2), no evidence shall be admissible in any court in respect of

(a) any acceptance by a child of responsibility for criminal or anti-social behaviour in respect of which the child has been admitted to the Programme,

(b) that behaviour, or

(c) the childs involvement in the Programme.

(2) Where a court is considering the sentence (if any) to be imposed in respect of an offence committed by a child after the childs admission to the Programme, the prosecution may inform it of any of the matters referred to in subsection (1).

(3) Subsection (2) applies, with the necessary modifications, in relation to a child who has attained the age of 18 years.]




Substituted (1.03.2007) by Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006), s. 126, S.I. No. 65 of 2007.