Youth Court database search keywords

Useful keywords, phrases, and legislation to use when searching for Youth Court judgments in the database.

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Keywords and phrases

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z

A

Accessory after the fact of murder

Aggravated robbery

Assault

Assault with a weapon

Assault with intent to injure

B

Bail

Bail application

Burglary

C

Care and protection proceedings

Causing damage by fire recklessly

Custody of Chief Executive

D

Discharge with no formal record

E

Evidential enquiry

F

Fitness to stand trial

G

H

I

Intentional damage

J

K

L

M

Mental health enquiry

Mode of evidence Application

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N

O

P

Q

R

S

Sentencing

Serious offending

Sexual offending

Supervision with residence order

T

The Beijing Rules

The Riyadh Guidelines

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

U

V

W

Whether defendant should be tried in Youth Court

Whether defendant’s fair trial rights would be compromised if application allowed

Whether to transfer from Youth Court to District Court

Whether two child complainants could give evidence behind a screen

Y

Youth Court

Youth Court sentencing

Youth justice

Youth offending

Z

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Legislation

Bail Act 2000

Crimes Act 1961

s 176 (Accessory after the fact to murder)

Criminal Procedure (Mentally Impaired Persons) Act 2003

ss 9 (Court must be satisfied of defendant's involvement in offence), 13 (Outcome of consideration of defendant's involvement), 14 (Determining if defendant unfit to stand trial)

Evidence Act 2006

ss 12A (Rules of common law relating to statements of co-conspirators, persons involved in joint criminal enterprises, and certain co-defendants preserved), 27 (Defendants’ statements offered by prosecution), 73 (Compellability of defendants and associated defendants in criminal proceedings), 103 (Directions about alternative ways of giving evidence), 105 (Alternative ways of giving evidence), 107 (Directions about way child complainants are to give evidence)

Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care and Rehabilitation) Act 2003

Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992

Oranga Tamariki Act 1989

ss 4 (Objects), 5 (Principles to be applied in exercise of powers conferred by this Act), 14 (Definition of child or young person in need of care or protection), 67 (Grounds for declaration that child or young person is in need of care or protection), 208 (Principles), 221 (Admissibility of statements made by children and young persons), 223 (   Section 221 not to apply where statement made before requirements of that section can be met), 238 (Custody of child or young person pending hearing), 239 (Restrictions on power of court to order child or young person to be detained in custody), 277 (Provisions applicable where child, young person, or adult jointly charged), 277(5), 280A (Court may refer case to person who commenced proceeding to be dealt with as child offending care or protection proceeding under Part 2), 282 (Power of court to discharge charge), 283 (Hierarchy of court’s responses if charge against young person proved), 283(a), 283(o), 284 (Factors to be taken into account on sentencing), 311 (Supervision with residence order), 332 (Arrangements for hearing of proceedings in Youth Court)

Summary Offences Act 1981

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