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Children as young as three 'causing hidden crimewave'

Publié par Clifford Armion le 27/06/2011

Andy Bloxham

"Under the law, offenders aged below 10 are not judged to be responsible for their actions so criminal proceedings cannot be brought.

"Yet statistics show that children are fuelling misery for communities across the country.

"Campaigners claimed there was increasing anecdotal evidence of criminally violent children who could be prosecuted if they were older and called for the Government to consider lowering the age of responsibility."

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"Children as young as three 'causing hidden crimewave'", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2011. Consulté le 18/04/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/children-as-young-as-three-causing-hidden-crimewave-