Procedure for immediate appearance before the court for minors


Dernière mise à jour le :13/10/2016


The procedure for the immediate appearance of minors before the court is applicable to minors aged between 16 and 18 liable to a prison sentence equal to or greater than 1 year in the case of a flagrant offence or equal to or greater than 3 years in other cases. It may be engaged only if investigations are not necessary and if the character investigations have already been completed. The minor is advised of a hearing date which must be set between 10 days and one month.


Source : ministère de la Justice (