Essential for anyone involved in advising in the area of Youth Court work, this 20-minute bite-size session will:
• Explain the important Sections of the PCC (S) A 2000
• Ensure viewers understand the definition of a ‘persistent offender’
• Consider issues relating to probationary drivers
• Offer an easily digestible approach to the various types of remand
• Consider both Section 240 and 240A of the Criminal Justice Act 2003
• Deal with youth rehabilitation orders and the breach of such orders
• Explore the circumstances in which a youth may be committed for sentence or remitted for sentence
• Ensure that practitioners are aware of the importance of sentencing guidelines
What are the requirements?
- Watch the recorded webinar, review the supporting documentation and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge
- This course provides 0.5 CPD points
- On completion of the course you will:
- • Have a more practical understanding of how the youth court works and appreciate the importance of keeping up to date with new offences and new sentences available to the Court
- • Understand the importance of Sentencing Guidelines and be aware of the circumstances in which you might be required to assist the Court in the area of sentencing
- • Appreciate the difference between persistent and non-persistent offenders
- • Have considered the best advice to give to the client concerning the possible sentence
- • Be able to recognise circumstances in which the client, upon plea, could possibly face a committal for sentence
- • Feel confident when certain things are sprung upon you, as they often are at Court!
What is the target audience?
- Qualified criminal practitioners