The Courts of Justice Act, 1924

“The Children's Court.”

80.—A Justice of the District Court shall sit once a week, if requisite, in a special Court in the Cities of Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Waterford to be called “The Children's Court” and shall there deal in such manner as shall seem just with all charges against children, except charges which by reason of their gravity or other special circumstances he shall not consider fit to be so dealt with. Children herein shall include young persons of either sex under the age of 16 years.