Source: (2010) In, Melinda Gyokos and Krisztina Lanyi, eds., European best practices of restorative justice in criminal Procedure. Budapest: Ministry of Justice and Law Enforcement, Republic of Hungary.pp. 161-164.

There are two methods of juvenile diversion in Ireland. Depending on the particular circumstances of a case, they are conducted by An Garda Siochana (the Irish National Police Force) and by the Probation Service. ...The purpose of diversion is to provide a means of dealing with offending children other than by way of prosecution and by diverting them from offending. (excerpt)

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