For the purposes of sentencing, anyone under the age of 18 should be considered a young person, and consideration should be had to extending this to 25 in the future.

Date:
11 Feb 2020
Level:
Recommendation
Subject:
Justice
Agreement:
-
Notes:

SYP’s findings from ‘Sentencing Young People’ consultation workshop with the Scottish Sentencing Council at SYP70 [October 2019]