1. Basic Legal Knowledge

  2. Procedures during criminal hearings

  3. Juvenile Court

  4. Arresting procedure, my rights and obligations

  5. Free or subsidized legal assistance

  6. Protection for victims

  7. Punishment and sentencing options

  8. Criminal records and the Rehabilitation of Offenders Ordinance

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Child Witnesses

According to the Rules and Directions for the Questioning of Suspects and the taking of Statements, any young person under the age of 16 years of age should only be interviewed by the police in the presence of a parent or guardian, or in their absence, someone who is not a police officer and is of the same sex as the child. A child or young person should not be arrested or interviewed at school, unless it is essential, which in that case the interview should be conducted in the presence of the head teacher or his nominee.

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