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Legislation Youthful Offenders Destitute and Neglected Children's Act 1905
State of Tasmania
The 1905 Youthful Offenders, Destitute and Neglected Children's Amendment Act set up the first Tasmanian court for children. The act stipulated that their cases be heard away from the police office, that people not directly involved be excluded from the room, and that the charge be recorded in a special book.
1896 Youthful Offenders, Destitute and Neglected Children's Act 1896
1905 Youthful Offenders Destitute and Neglected Children's Act 1905
Prepared by: Caroline Evans
Created: 8 November 2011, Last modified: 9 April 2013