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Children (Summary Convictions)

Volume 114: debated on Monday 6 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many summary convictions there were, and what were the modes of disposal, of children under 16 years of age in 1986.

Provisional figures are given in the table.

Children under 16 years of age with a charge proved in a summary court in Scotland, 1986
DisposalNumber of children
Absolute discharge8
Detention of child42
Remit to children's hearing89
Ordered to find caution1
Compensation order2
All children with a charge proved in a summary court370