Publication of Identity of Offender

Publication of Identity of Offender

Overview

This section covers the basic rule against publishing the identity of a youth and the exceptions where publishing information about a youth is permitted. You will discover:

  • What the rules are for publishing the name of a youth
  • What the reasons are for not publishing the youth’s name
  • What the exceptions are to the rule

Resources:

YCJA Part 6: Publication, Records and Information
Section 110: Identity of Offender not to be published