Section 2 Referral of Juvenile Cases to Public Prosecutors and Courts

1 Investigation (until referral to family courts)

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

Fig. 3-2-2-1 Percent distribution of juvenile offenders referred to public prosecutors by type of offense (2013)

Fig. 3-2-2-1

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(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.