Proposed implementation of a new Youth Justice Bill


Last year, young people from MAC were asked to speak with Welsh Government officials on the proposed implementation of a new Youth Justice Bill looking at prevention and diversion of young people away from the criminal justice system. Following completion the minister for Local Government and Government Business has decided to introduce a stand alone Youth Justice Bill which means vulnerable young people will be better supported to be diverted away from the CJS.

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Amanda Cartwright from the Community Safety Division in Welsh Government said,

"On behalf of the Welsh Government I would like to thank you for your help in taking forward the consultation focus group and would be grateful if you could also convey our thanks to all the children and young people who participated at the event".

A summary of the consultation responses can be found here