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What is a Short Detention Order?

A Short Detention Order (SDO) is an order which requires that the offender be detained in prison for a period not exceeding 14 days. Based on the circumstances of the […]

Posted on 11 April 2019

What is a Community Service Order?

A Community Service Order (CSO) can be imposed on offenders for reformation and for them to make amends to the community by performing unpaid community service under the supervision of […]

Posted on 10 April 2019

What is a Day Reporting Order?

A Day Reporting Order (DRO) is administered by the Singapore Prison Service and requires the offender to report to a day reporting centre for monitoring, counselling and to undergo rehabilitation […]

Posted on 9 April 2019

What is a Mandatory Treatment Order?

A Mandatory Treatment Order (MTO) directs an offender suffering from certain treatable psychiatric conditions to undergo psychiatric treatment for a period of no longer than 24 months. Before deciding to […]

Posted on 8 April 2019

What are some examples of Community-Based Sentences?

Some examples Community-Based Sentences include: Mandatory Treatment Order (MTO) – Through the Institute of Mental Health, MTOs provide treatment for offenders suffering from psychiatric conditions that had a contributory link […]

Posted on 5 April 2019

What are Community-Based Sentences?

Community-Based Sentences (CBS) are special types of sentencing options that give the Court more flexibility in sentencing. The Courts are given a broader range and variety of sentencing options for […]

Posted on 4 April 2019

What types of cases and issues are handled by the Youth Court?

The Youth Court, or the Juvenile Justice Division of the State Courts, deals with cases and issues involving: Beyond Parental Control (“BPC”) cases Juvenile Arrest Cases (“JAC”) Care & Protection […]

Posted on 3 April 2019

What types of offenders are handled by the Youth Court?

Only a child, juvenile or young person (age to be determined at the date of commencement of the hearing of the charge) may be brought before the Youth Court to […]

Posted on 2 April 2019

What is Family Conferencing in a Juvenile Court case?

Under s45 of the Children and Young Persons Act (CYPA), the Youth Court Magistrate may order that a Family conference be convened to deal with an offender found guilty of […]

Posted on 1 April 2019

What types of punishment can the Youth Court impose?

The Youth Court has the power to use the following options to deal with a juvenile offender upon a finding of guilt under s44 of the CYPA: Discharge the offender […]

Posted on 29 March 2019
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