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All About Law - Chapter 10 Self-Quiz


 

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

1. 

Under which of the following does the Youth Criminal Justice Act affect how youths are treated if charged with an offence?

a.

Highway Traffic Act

d.

b and c but not a

b.

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

e.

all of the above

c.

Criminal Code

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. 

The primary intention of an extrajudicial sanctions program is to

a.

rehabilitate youths in conflict with law

c.

make parents participate

b.

relieve backlog in courts

d.

save on court costs

 

 

 

 

 

3. 

Which of the following have access to youth justice court records?

a.

victims

d.

all of the above

b.

employers

e.

none of the above

c.

media

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. 

An adult who promises and then deliberately fails to supervise a youth charged with an offence can face

a.

a search warrant

d.

a visit from youth justice workers

b.

criminal charges

e.

none of the above

c.

an order to attend hearings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. 

In trials under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, accused youths are represented by

a.

community social workers

c.

youth rights advocates

b.

their parents/guardians

d.

defence lawyers

 

 

 

 

 

6. 

Trials under the Youth Criminal Justice Act are conducted by

a.

a jury of youth workers

c.

a judge and jury

b.

a judge

d.

a panel of judges and social workers

 

 

 

 

 

7. 

Who does the Youth Criminal Justice Act permit to attend trials or hearings involving youths?

a.

the media

c.

both

b.

the public

d.

neither

 

 

 

 

 

8. 

When deciding on a sentence in youth court, judges are expected to take into account all but one of the following. Which one is not a factor?

a.

public safety

d.

needs and concerns of victims

b.

need for youth to take responsibility

e.

Crown and defence recommendations

c.

upcoming debates in Parliament

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. 

Which of the following is not a common sentence in youth justice court?

a.

absolute discharge

c.

fine

b.

compensation

d.

personal service order

 

 

 

 

 

10. 

What is the maximum youth fine for summary offences under provincial and municipal legislation?

a.

$500

c.

$5000

b.

$1000

d.

$2000

 

 

 

 

 


 

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