Online summary database

This database of online summaries was transferred from the previous site. Summaries of important Youth Court judgments from 1988 to 2016 are available to view online by clicking on a date below.

On this page:

Access online summaries

Click on a year in the table below to go to the page with all the online summaries for that year.

2015-2016 2014 2013 2012
2011 2010 2009 2008
2001 2000 1999 1998
1997 1996 1995 1994
1993 1992 1991 1988-1990

Note: Youth Court summaries from 1991-2011 can be viewed in this document: Summaries from 1991-2011.

Search across all summaries

To search across all summaries in this database that are currently available online click the link below and type in the key word(s)/search terms.

Search online Youth Court summary database

Tip: To search a section number, type in (for example) 's 238 o' and click search.

If a case summary is attributed to a legal publisher you should locate the full judgment via that publisher's company. Unattributed summaries have been prepared by the Office of the Principal Youth Court Judge.

Request a judgment from the Youth Court summaries

To request a judgment that is contained in the Youth Court Summaries (pre-2016 only), click the link below:

Request a judgment from the Youth Court summaries

Access the old summary database

You can still access the old database using the National Library archived version of the previous Ministry of Justice website. This database contains an archive of Youth Court case summaries from 1988 until March 2016.

To access the old database:

  1. Open the archived version of the previous Ministry of Justice website:
    Ministry of Justice website (archived at National Library)
  2. Go to Courts > Youth Court > Legislation and Decisions.