Youth and Adult Records

Youth and Adult Records


This section will discuss what youth and adult records are and what they mean for the youth.

You will discover:

  • Who can keep youth records
  • Who can access them
  • The rules for destroying youth records


YCJA Part 4: Sentencing
Section 77: Obligation to inform Parole
Section 78: Release Entitlement

YCJA Part 6: Publication, Records and Information

Section 117: Exception - Adult Sentence
Section 119(2): Period of Access
Section 120: Access to R.C.M.P. Records (3)(b)
Section 128: Effect of End of Access Period