Children Act, 1941

Amendment of section 67 of the Principal Act.

13.—Section 67 of the Principal Act is hereby amended in the following respects and shall be construed and have effect accordingly, that is to say:—

(a) by the deletion in sub-section (1) of the word “eighteen” and the substitution in lieu thereof of the word “six”, and

(b) by the deletion in sub-section (4) of the words “or refusing to return to the school when required to do so on the revocation or forfeiture of his licence”, and

(c) by the insertion at the end of the section of the following sub-section, that is to say:—

“(7) Where a licence has been revoked or forfeited and the youthful offender or child refuses or fails to return to the school, he may be apprehended without warrant and brought back to the school”.