Children Act, 2001

Determination of amount of fine and costs.

109.—(a)  Subject to section 108 , in determining the amount of a fine to be imposed on a child, and

(b)  in determining whether to award costs against a child and the amount of any such costs,

the court, among other considerations, shall have regard to the child's present and future means in so far as they appear or are known to the court and for that purpose may require the child to give evidence as to those means and his or her financial commitments.