Who may be involved in a conference

Young Offenders Act

Young Offenders Act
How it works.

Conferencing Steps.

Who may be involved in a conference.

Benefits.

Common questions and answers.

Who may be involved in a conference

The Young Offender

Others involved could include:

  • An adult responsible for the young offender or a person of his or her choice
  • A supervising officer if the offender is under probation or a community service order
  • members of the offenders family and/or extended family
  • A lay advocate to advise the conference on cultural matters (e.g. Aboriginal elder)
  • Legal advisor of the offender
  • An interpreter if necessary

 
The Victim/s or:

  • A representative of the victim if he or she does not want to be present
  • A support person

 
Justice Representatives

  • Conference convener appointed by the conference administrator
  • Investigating officer from the NSW Police Force
  • Youth liaison officer from the NSW Police Force may also attend
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