Entry from British & World English dictionary
(In the UK) a person generally from 14 to 17 years of age.
- It can be inferred that the primary venue for trial of the young person should be the Youth Court.
- Parliament has seen fit to arrange a special regime for children and young persons when giving evidence; namely, by using video link.
- Those who are mentally disordered, young persons on remand, and those who are serving very long sentences are thought to be particularly vulnerable.
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