(2) what the average cost to the public purse of a youth court trial was in each of the last three years.
The HMCS accounting system reports court costs by court type; Crown, magistrates, combined, and location. It is not currently possible to separately identify and disaggregate youth court related costs. As a result it is not possible to calculate average court costs.
Youth court trials for the year ended 31 March were:
Youth court trials 2008 23,375 2009 19,078
Youth court trials
No statistics relating to youth court trials for the year ended 31 March 2007 are available.