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Youth Criminal Justice Act (S.C. 2002, c. 1)

Assented to 2002-02-19

R.S., c. T-15Transfer of Offenders Act

Marginal note:1993, c. 34, s. 122

 The portion of section 17 of the Transfer of Offenders Act after paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

  • (b) was, at the time of the commission of the offence of which he or she was convicted, a young person within the meaning of the Youth Criminal Justice Act,

an official designated for the purpose by the lieutenant governor in council of the province where the offender is detained may transfer the offender to a youth custody facility within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, but no person so transferred shall be detained by reason only of the sentence imposed by the foreign court beyond the date on which that sentence would terminate.


Marginal note:Repeal of R.S., c. Y-1

 The Young Offenders Act is repealed.

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Coming into force

 The provisions of this Act come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

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