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General deterrence and the sentencing of children
Record ID:
47714
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2012
Author:
Skvortsova, Tanya ;
Source:
LIJ (2012) 86 No 7
Date_of_entry:
23/08/2012
Legislation:
Children?s Protection and Young Offenders Act 1979 (SA)
Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 (Vic)
Children and Young Persons Act 1989 (Vic)
Sentencing Act 1991 (Vic)
Notes:
The Victorian Court of Appeal has held that general deterrence is not a relevant consideration in the sentencing of juvenile offenders, thereby bringing Victoria into line with other Australian jurisdictions.
Section:
Cover Story
Feature
Cases:
R v Mills [1998] 4 VR 235 ; R v S (1982) SASR 263 ; R v Wilson (1984) 35 SASR 200 ; CNK v The Queen [2011] VSCA 228 ;
Month:
July


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