Children Act, 2001

Presence of victim at formal caution.

26.—(1) The Director may invite any victim whose views in relation to the child's criminal behaviour have been considered pursuant to section 23 (4) to be present at the administration of a formal caution.

(2) Where any victim is so present, there shall be a discussion among those present about the child's criminal behaviour.

(3) The member of the Garda Síochána administering the formal caution may invite the child—

(a) to apologise, whether orally or in writing or both, to the victim, and

(b) where appropriate, to make financial or other reparation to him or her.

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