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Youth Criminal Justice Act

Version of section 75 from 2003-01-01 to 2012-10-22:

Marginal note:Inquiry by the court to the young person

  •  (1) If the youth justice court imposes a youth sentence in respect of a young person who has been found guilty of having committed a presumptive offence set out in paragraph (a) of the definition presumptive offence in subsection 2(1), or an offence under paragraph (b) of that definition for which the Attorney General has given notice under subsection 64(2) (intention to seek adult sentence), the court shall at the sentencing hearing inquire whether the young person or the Attorney General wishes to make an application under subsection (3) for a ban on publication.

  • Marginal note:No application for a ban

    (2) If the young person and the Attorney General both indicate that they do not wish to make an application under subsection (3), the court shall endorse the information or indictment accordingly.

  • Marginal note:Order for a ban

    (3) On application of the young person or the Attorney General, a youth justice court may order a ban on publication of information that would identify the young person as having been dealt with under this Act if the court considers it appropriate in the circumstances, taking into account the importance of rehabilitating the young person and the public interest.

  • Marginal note:Appeals

    (4) For the purposes of an appeal in accordance with section 37, an order under subsection (3) is part of the sentence.

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