Source: (1994) Occasional Papers in Criminology New Series: No. 3. Wellington, NZ: Victoria University of Wellington, Institute of Criminology, 17p.

A paper critiques and discusses consequences of proposals made by the New Zealand Children and Young Persons Service to consolidate youth justice with the care and protection services. Topics include the common and distinct features of the objectives and principles of the two systems; implications for practice and procedures; and consistency of the analysis offered by proponents.