Child Offender in UK Law

Legislation
  • Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2008
    ...... justice (including provision about the police) and dealing with offenders and defaulters; to make further provision about the management of ... of a local authority" has the same meaning as it has in the Children Act 1989 (c. 41). by virtue of section 105 of that Act;. . . "activity ......
  • Protection of Children and Prevention of Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2005
    • Scotland
    • 1 de Enero de 2005
    ...... . (2) Where the person— . . (a) was a relevant offender immediately before this section applied to the person; and. . . (b) would (apart from this subsection) cease to be subject to the notification ......
  • Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2015
    ...... An Act to make provision about how offenders are dealt with before and after conviction; to create offences involving ... with intent to cause distress; to amend the offence of meeting a child following sexual grooming; to amend the offence of possession of extreme ......
  • Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009
    • Scotland
    • 1 de Enero de 2009
    ...... 4 . Children Part 4 . Children . Young children Young children . S-18 . Rape of a ... (6) In section 210A(10) (extended sentences for sex and violent offenders), in the definition of ‘sexual offence’— . . (a) in paragraph (i), ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • THE CHILD, THE FAMILY AND THE YOUNG OFFENDER—SWEDISH STYLE (1973)
    • Núm. 36-6, Noviembre 1973
    • The Modern Law Review
  • Age effects on juvenile homicide perpetration
    • Núm. 5-3, Agosto 2015
    • Journal of Criminal Psychology
    • 163-176
    Purpose: – In order to address a notable gap in the research literature, the purpose of this paper is to examine age-related differences in juvenile homicide perpetration. Design/methodology/appro...
    ......Design/methodology/approach – Data on 150 juvenile homicide offenders and their offences was derived from material available within the public ...Findings – There were no significant differences between the child (U-14) and adolescent (14-17) offender samples on any of the measured ......
  • A Childhood Cut Short: Child Deaths in Penal Custody and the Pains of Child Imprisonment
    • Núm. 55-3, Septiembre 2016
    • The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice
    The death of a child in penal custody is an infrequent, but particularly tragic, event. In seeking to explain such events, the tendency has been to focus on individual pathology or vulnerability. T...
    ...... the debate by exploring the specific ‘pains of child imprisonment’ as narrated by teenage boys (aged 15–17 years) in an English young offender institution (YOI). It is argued that, trapped in ‘kidulthood’, the dual status of child prisoners poses experiential, conceptual, and practical ......
  • What leads victims to resist? Factors that influence victim resistance in sexual assaults
    • Núm. 9-3, Agosto 2019
    • Journal of Criminal Psychology
    • 122-137
    Purpose: Victim resistance has been shown to have an important impact on the outcome of sexual assaults. Thus, the factors that affect a victim’s likelihood of various levels of resistance are rele...
    ...... on a sample of 613 sex offenses (incorporating both adult and child victims) to examine the individual and combined effects of offender ......
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