Courts set to consider ethnicity when sentencing under-18s

Neil Puffett
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Courts will be required to take into account the overrepresentation of black and ethnic minority children in the youth justice system when they sentence children, under new guidance coming into force this summer.

New guidelines issued by the Sentencing Council will come into effect for courts on 1 June.
New guidelines issued by the Sentencing Council will come into effect for courts on 1 June.

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