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Criminalising children

Norrie, Kenneth (2010) Criminalising children. Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, 55 (7). pp. 22-23. ISSN 0458-8711

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Discusses issues arising under the existing Scottish regime regarding the acquisition by children of criminal records. Reviews the rules on the age of criminal responsibility and the criminal record consequences of appearing before a children's hearing, noting purposes for which criminal records are not expunged. Suggests ways in which, by making amendments to the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Bill 2010, the system could be improved.

Item type: Article
ID code: 32203
Keywords: age, criminal procedure, children's hearings, criminal liability, criminal record, disclosure, rehabilitation, Scotland, Law (General)
Subjects: Law > Law (General)
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Law > Law
Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2011 09:20
Last modified: 21 May 2015 13:31

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