Quiz: What are my rights if I am suspected or accused of a crime while under 18?
Take our quiz to test your knowledges on your rights when accused or suspected of a crime while under 18 in Ireland
This factsheet is an extract from the publication Know Your Rights: The Rights of Children and Young People published by the Children's Rights Alliance. It is reproduced here with their kind permission. Know Your Rights is a public information project designed to inform everyone, in plain language, of the rights and entitlements children have in Ireland and where to go when they are not respected.
Q1. When can you be searched by a Garda without a warrant?
Q2. The Gardaí can search your car if they have a good reason to think that:
Q3. When can a Garda enter my home without my consent?
Q4. When are security guards allowed to search you?
Q5. Can the Gardaí arrest me if I am under 18?
Q6. When can the Gardaí question me on my own if I am under 18?
Q7. When can the Gardaí refuse to let my parent or guardian sit in if I am being questioned when under 18?
Q8. If I am arrested under the age of 18 will I be held with adults?
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