When your child comes into contact with Police in Queensland because of a crime being committed
The police can charge you if they believe you have broken the law. The court will then hear the evidence and decide if you are guilty and what the penalty should be.
H C S R R D advocates for child and youth alleged offenders, to ensure they receive the same rights to consent, as other non-Indigenous children. How is age specific consent for an Indigenous child and youth decided? It appears That consent is required in the police station, as this is where the child is asked to consent to be cautioned, and asked for an agreement to guilt and or agreement to plead.