This section of the Law Handbook deals with the many offences that have been created to protect young people, and to prevent them from engaging in, or being subjected to particular activities before they reach the age of 18 years.
There are offences covered in other parts of this chapter that may be relevant to young people because they may be more likely than older people to commit them, such as graffiti, trespass to private parties or offences on public transport.
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