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Probation: Youth Court Referrals

Probation is a  community-based rehabilitation programme that aims to bring about positive changes in offenders through targeted interventions and working with the families.

Probationers may continue with most of his / her day-to-day activities, but is required to comply with certain conditions as stipulated by the Court.

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Youth Court Referrals* by Gender


Gender 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  2017  2018
Male 453 328 253 195 215 201 130 102  100  119
Female 94 78 46 40 43 29 30 14  18  11
Total 547 406 299 235 258 230 160 116  118  130

*Referrals from the Courts for social investigation

Youth Court Referrals* by Age


Age  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  2018 
Below 13 years 14 12 11 7 8 7 6  4  5  1
13-14 years 210 153 101 80 88 100 62  35  36  50
15 years 319 239 187 147 159 120 91  68  70  74
16 years and above 4 2 0 1 3 3 1  9  7  5
Total 547 406 299 235 258 230 160  116  118  130

 

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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