Consequences of a Youth Record

A youth record sets out a young person’s involvement in Canada’s youth justice system. This publication explains what information is in a youth record, how long it lasts, who can access the information, and the problems a youth record can create. The information is current to 2014.

Consequences of a Youth Record booklet cover

Consequences of a Youth Record

  • English

  • Available in print

Consequences of a Youth Record (French) booklet cover

Consequénces d’un Bilan d’Adolescent

  • French

  • Available in print

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