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CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES ACT 2005 - SECT 360

Sentences

    (1)     If the Court finds a child guilty of an offence, whether indictable or summary, the Court may—

        (a)     without conviction, dismiss the charge; or

        (b)     without conviction, dismiss the charge and order the giving of an undertaking under section 363; or

        (c)     without conviction, dismiss the charge and order the giving of an accountable undertaking under section 365; or

        (d)     without conviction, place the child on a good behaviour bond under section 367; or

        (e)     with or without conviction, impose a fine under section 373; or

        (f)     with or without conviction, place the child on probation under section 380 ; or

        (g)     with or without conviction, release the child on a youth supervision order under section 387; or

        (h)     convict the child and make a youth attendance order under section 397; or

              (i)     convict the child and order that the child be detained in a youth residential centre under section 410; or

        (j)     convict the child and order that the child be detained in a youth justice centre under section 412.

    (2)     If the Court is of the opinion that sentencing should be deferred, the Court may defer sentencing the child in accordance with section 414.

S. 360(3) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 68(1)(c).

    (3)     In addition to any other sentence, the Court may order the child

        (a)     to make restitution or pay compensation in accordance with section 417 ; or

        (b)     to pay costs.

S. 360(4) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 68(1)(c).

(4)     The Court may not make an order referred to in subsection (3) a special condition of another sentence.

    (5)     If under any Act other than this Act a court is authorised on a conviction for an offence—

        (a)     to make an order with respect to any property or thing the subject of or in any way connected with the offence; or

        (b)     to impose any disqualification or like disability on the person convicted—

then the Court may, if it finds a child guilty of that offence, make any such order or impose any such disqualification or disability despite the child not being convicted of the offence.

    (6)     The Court must not pass a sentence that imposes any condition or requirement on a person or body that is not a party to the proceeding unless the Court is satisfied that the person or body consents to that condition or requirement.



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