Young people have rights and responsibilities when it comes to dealing with the police and breaking the law. If you are 12 to 17 years old and are charged with a crime, the Youth Criminal Justice Act applies to you. If you are accused of a crime, you may have to go to Youth Court, which is a division of Provincial Court. For example, if you have been in trouble with the law more than once or have done something serious, like had a weapon, you would have to go to Youth Court.
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