Children Act 2001

Children charged with indictable offences jointly with adults.

76

76.—Where—

( a) a child is charged with an indictable offence and the charge is made jointly against the child and one or more adults,

( b) a child is charged with an indictable offence and one or more adults are charged at the same time with aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring the commission of that offence,

( c) a child is charged with aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring the commission of an indictable offence with which one or more adults are charged at the same time, or

( d) a child is charged with an indictable offence arising out of circumstances which are the same as or connected with those giving rise to an offence with which one or more adults are charged at the same time,

the Children Court shall deal with the child in accordance with section 75 and the adult or adults in accordance with the enactments governing proceedings in the District Court against a person charged with an indictable offence.