Criminal Justice Act 2006


Substitution of section 149 of Act of 2001.

141.— The following section is substituted for section 149 of the Act of 2001:

“Period of detention in children detention school.

149.— Where a child is found guilty of an offence in the Children Court, any term of detention in a children detention school imposed for the offence shall not be for a period longer than the term of detention or imprisonment which the court could impose on an adult who commits such an offence.”.