Consequences of a Youth Record Factsheet

A youth record is a record of a young person's involvement in Canada's youth justice system. Intended for young people, teachers and parents, this fact sheet explains what a youth record is, how long it remains in effect, and what steps you can take to have it closed.

View PDF

produced by
People's Law School
produced in
last reviewed
2014 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

Also available in:

French (PDF)

resource type
youth records, criminal records, youth justice, youth, Youth and Criminal Law, youth record, youth rights, youth privacy, closing record, Youth and Criminal Law, youth responsibilities, youth rights