Serious violent offence

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As a result of the 2012 amendments, this concept is defined in YCJA, section 2(1), to mean murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, or aggravated sexual assault. A youth who commits a serious violent offence may receive a sentence of intensive rehabilitative custody and supervision.

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