There is no way a BY LAW that creates a …

Comment on Curfew: sixth time lucky for Cr Melky? by Fantum.

There is no way a BY LAW that creates a curfew will be enforced by NT Police. Having the By Law is one thing. Enforcing it another. What do you do with the children found breaking the curfew? Incarceration, I can hear the screaming already. Return them to their seriously dysfunctional family, duty of care may be involved here. Can we legally apprehend children on a first offence? To get a prison sentence now takes more than one criminal conviction so being incarcerated (whatever you want to call it) for breach of a By-law will and should not be an option. Then if the Federal Government does not like these procedures they could override them as occurred with the Voluntary Euthanasia laws a few years ago.

Education is the only way this current lawlessness by these minors can be turned around.

Charge some of the parents with the available care laws and they may take notice then.

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