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South Australia - Legislation

Young Offenders Act 1993 (1993 - )

Principal Act

The Young Offenders Act 1993 (Act No. 57/1993) was assented to on 27 May 1993 and commenced on 1 January 1994. Its full title is 'An Act to reconstitute the juvenile justice system in this State; and for other purposes'. It includes the Aboriginal Child Placement Principle.


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: To Remove and Protect, South Australian Legislation, AIATSIS, 2009,;

Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - South Australia Legislation', 13 December 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Melissa Downing, Christine Moje