YCJA
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What does the YCJA stand for?
    answer choices
    Youth Criminal Justice Act
    Youth Criminal Justice Association
    Young Criminals Jumping Authority
    Youth Can Join Assembly
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. What ages are the Youth Criminal Justice Act for in Canada?
    answer choices
    12-18
    12-17
    11-19
    11-22
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. What is one consequence of theft in the Youth Criminal Justice Act?
    answer choices
    The victim gets to take something from you.
    Your name gets released in the news, and you are labelled as a thief.
    Community Service
    Jail Time
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. When was the Youth Criminal Justice Act Created?
    answer choices
    2003
    1997
    2006
    2007
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. What age do you have to be in order to be considered for an adult sentence of a serious crime?
    answer choices
    17
    15
    10
    14
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What does restitution mean?

    answer choices

    Work hours done without pay in the community.

    Repayment for loss suffered by the victim

    Return of items that were lost to the victim.

    All of the above.

  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. The YCJA states that the youth criminal justice system is intended to protect the public by...
    answer choices
    holding youth accountable
    promoting the rehabilitation and reintegration of youth back into society
    preventing crime
    all of the above
  • Question 8
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    Q. The youth criminal justice system must be separate from the adult system and based on the principle that:
    answer choices
    Kids are not smart enough to commit crime on their own.
    Youth are naturally bad, so they need a different set of rules.
    When you're under the age of 18, you cannot be held responsible for your actions.
    youth are presumed to be less morally blameworthy than adults.
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. The majority of youth crimes involve shoplifting, possession of stolen property, breach of probation, or relatively minor assaults that do not involve bodily harm, these are considered... 
    answer choices
    Petty crimes
    Non-violent crimes
    Non-serious crimes
    Soft crimes
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. Extrajudicial measures are...
    answer choices
    Measures outside the formal court process can provide effective and timely responses to youth crime
    Measures outside the law where youth can pay for their crimes according to their parents
    Measures that a judge sets that tell the youth what they can and cannot do
    The step before the court room
  • Question 11
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    Q. Extrajudicial sanctions can be used where the young person takes responsibility for the offence, including...
    answer choices
    volunteer work
    compensating (or paying back the victim)
    attending specialized programs
    all of the above
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. What happens if the young person fails to comply with the terms and conditions of the sanction?
    answer choices
    They go to jail
    They get taken from their parents
    The case goes through court
    They get arrested and detained
  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q. As a general rule, no identifying information that would reveal that a young person has been dealt with by the youth justice system can be published. This is called...
    answer choices
    an information ban
    an information hold
    minor protection
    a publication ban
  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q. The reason for the publication ban is that publication can undermine efforts to ________ &  _________ young people back into the community.
    answer choices
    rehabilitate and reintegrate
    rehabilitate & reconsubstantiate
    renew & reintegrate
    repair & renew
  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. The main purpose of both the Youth Criminal Justice Act and the Criminal Code of Canada is to ......
    answer choices
    reintegrate offenders back into society
    keep offenders away from law abiding citizens
    punish those who need punishing
    keep control over the masses
  • Question 16
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    Q. At what age is a child eligible for an adult sentence?
    answer choices
    12
    13
    14
    15
  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q. What factors do people take into consideration when arresting and charging a young offender?
    answer choices
    None
    Seriousness, history, attitude, and circumstances.
    The crime.
    The crime and attitude of the offender
  • Question 18
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    Q. What three groups are affected by the YCJA?
    answer choices
    Society, Victim, Young Offender
    Society, Victims, Criminal
    Victim, Young Offender, Parents
    Victim, Young Offender, Criminal
  • Question 19
    60 seconds
    Q. The Youth Criminal Justice Act has resulted in a reduction in the use of the court system.
    answer choices
    True
    False
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