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South Australia - Legislation

Juvenile Courts Act 1971 (1971 - 1979)

From
1971
To
1979
Categories
Principal Act
Website
http://www6.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdb/au/legis/sa/num_act/jca69o1971247/

The Juvenile Courts Act 1971 (Act No. 69/1971) was titled "An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the commission of offences by young persons, and to neglected and uncontrolled children; to repeal the Juvenile Courts Act, 1965-1969; to amend the Offenders Probation Act, 1913-1969; and for other purposes". It was passed on 4 November 1971 and commenced for the most part on 23 December 1971. The Act established the Juvenile Aid Panels to deal with truants and uncontrollable children. It was repealed by the Children's Protection and Young Offenders Act 1979 on 1 July 1979.

Details

Key Provisions: Establishes Juvenile Aid Panels to deal with truants and uncontrollable children. The Panel may recommend that a matter be referred to a Juvenile Court or may deal with the matter directly. Repealed by Children's Protection and Young Offenders Act 1979.

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Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: To Remove and Protect, South Australian Legislation, AIATSIS, 2009, http://aiatsis.gov.au/collections/collections-online/digitised-collections/remove-and-protect/south-australia;

Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - South Australia Legislation', 13 December 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Melissa Downing, Christine Moje