Criminal Justice Act 2006

Substitution of section 49 of Act of 2001.

127.— The following section is substituted for section 49 of the Act of 2001:

“Bar to proceedings.

49.—(1) A child shall not be prosecuted for the criminal behaviour, or any related behaviour, in respect of which he or she has been admitted to the Programme.

(2) A child who has been admitted to the Programme in respect of anti-social behaviour shall not be the subject of an application for an order under section 257D in relation to any such behaviour which occurred prior to such admission.”.