On the remand of youths to the care of the social services
An evaluation of the 1999 changes in the sanctioning system for young offenders.
In 1999, certain changes were made to the sanctioning system for young offenders in order to augment and clarify the sanction of remand to the care of the social services. The changes were intended to better satisfy the criminal justice principles of predictability, proportionality and consistency. This is an evaluation of the changes that were made.