IPJJ - Interagency Panel on Juvenile Justice

Glossary

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Mediation

An alternative to a court proceeding in which a neutral person assists two or more people to resolve a conflict and reach a solution acceptable to all sides.

Minimum age of criminal responsibility

The age of criminal responsibility is when a child is held responsible for his/her own behaviour and can be found guilty in a court.