Research Monograph 36 – Sentencing for common offences in the NSW Children’s Court: 2010

Research Monograph 36 Cover - Sentencing for common offences

Paperback, 56 pp, March 2012, ISBN 9780731356284
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The Children’s Court of NSW has a special protective jurisdiction with a strong emphasis on the rehabilitation of the offender. This study provides a comprehensive analysis of the offenders and offences dealt with by the Children’s Court in 2010 and shows the emerging sentencing patterns. The monograph:

  • compiles the 20 most common proven principal offences for the Children’s Court for 2010
  • highlights the penalties that were imposed for those offences
  • provides an overall profile of the juvenile offenders who were sentenced in 2010 and the kinds of offences they committed.