Principles of the Act
This stage introduces the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).
You will discover:
- The principles of the YCJA
- How the YCJA deals with youth crime
- The youth’s right to due process
- The roles of the parent, the victim and the community
- Amendments to the YCJA in 2012
This stage focuses on the YCJA Preamble, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 3 of the YCJA.