Searches of Youths in Custody
On December 1, 2022, amendments were made to the Youth Justice Act 1997 and the Youth Justice Regulations 2019 with respect to searches of youths who are in custody. This legislation establishes a framework in respect to how youths in custody are searched in prisons, detention centres and police watch-houses. The below flyer provides information about the legislation and the considerations and responsibilities of Tasmania Police in these circumstances.
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