Section 2 Referrals of Juvenile Cases to Public Prosecutors and Courts

1 Investigation (until referral to family courts)

Fig. 3-2-2-1 shows the number of juvenile offenders newly referred to public prosecutors by age group and type of offenses. (For the changes over time, see Appendix 3-8).

Fig. 3-2-2-1 Percent distribution of juvenile offenders referred to the public prosecutors by type of offense (2012)

Fig. 3-2-2-1

Click here for the Excel file

(2) Referral to family courts

Public prosecutors can offer opinions about the disposition they consider the most appropriate when referring juvenile cases to family courts. See Appendix 3-9 for the status of the opinions of public prosecutors about disposition of juveniles.