Children Act, 2001

Objective of Programme.

19.—(1) The objective of the Programme is to divert from committing further offences any child who accepts responsibility for his or her criminal behaviour.

(2) The objective shall be achieved primarily by administering a caution to such a child and, where appropriate, by placing him or her under the supervision of a juvenile liaison officer and by convening a conference to be attended by the child, family members and other concerned persons.