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Refers to the idea that some youths who have committed offences should not be dealt with by formal youth court processes, but rather should be diverted from the youth justice system and dealt with informally. Extrajudicial measures, including police and Crown screening as well as extrajudicial sanctions programs, give effect to the concept of diversion.

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