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Guidance Programme: New Cases

The Guidance Programme is a pre-Court diversionary programme for youth offenders who have committed minor offences.

This programme aims to help the youth offenders develop better self-control, take responsibility for his/her actions and acquire lifeskills, with the active involvement of parents.

Upon successful completion of the programme, the youth offenders will not be charged, but let off with a police caution.

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New Guidance Programme Cases by Gender

Gender  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Male 394 362 473 565 528 473 441 316 352 385
Female 173 166 182 202 122 113 111 110 89 80
Total 567 528 655 767 650 586 552 426 441 465

 

 

 

New Guidance Programme Cases by Age

Age  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
< 13 years 36 42 76 96 70 75 48 47 34 54
13-15 years 341 302 353 415 341 318 334 217 242 225
16 years and above 190 184 226 256 239 193 170 162 165 186
Total 567 528 655 767 650 586 552 426 441 465

 

 

Source: Ministry of Social and Family Development

Statistics correct as at 13 June 2019

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Last Reviewed On Thu, Jun 13, 2019

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