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Question On Notice No. 2746 asked in the Legislative Council on 11 February 2020 by Hon Alison Xamon

Question Directed to the: Leader of the House representing the Attorney General
Minister responding: Hon J.R. Quigley
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Question

(1) How many children and young people under 18 years are currently in custody as the result of sentencing under mandatory sentencing provisions?
(2) What offences carrying a mandatory sentence of imprisonment have the children and young people from (1) been convicted of?

Answered on 18 March 2020

(1) Information regarding Banksia Hill Detention Centre detainees cannot be broken down to reveal whether a juvenile sentenced to detention is sentenced under mandatory provisions.

(2) Not applicable.