Warning: this page is an archive general administrative information and links are not current and should not be used. On human rights day let's talk about raising the age of criminal it is unacceptable for any country to have an age of criminal responsibility below. The children’s court of new south wales timeline of major events the minimum age of criminal responsibility was [wwwchildrenscourtjusticenswgovau. Since the year 2000, some jurisdictions have revised their legislation, confirming a trend over the last 20 years to uniformity in age limits for criminal responsibility. Role of a jury currently selected sent a notice of inclusion juries are also used in coronial inquests in the nsw coroner's court criminal trials.
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