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Extrajudicial Measures Overview


Section1 of this YCJA online course introduced you to the law that responds to youth crime in Canada and Section 2 examined the legal rights of youth who have been stopped or arrested by the police as well as their rights if detained in custody. This section covers the use of extrajudicial measures for youth who have broken the law. 

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this Section 3, you will be able to:
Define extrajudicial measures
Describe the principles underlying extrajudicial measures
Evaluate the objectives of extrajudicial measures
Describe the different types of extrajudicial measures
Assess the circumstances in which the police and the Crown may use extrajudicial measures
Last Reviewed:
May, 2022
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