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Judicial CP - November 1952

Corpun file 23765

News Chronicle, London, 11 November 1952

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Youth of 19 gets birch

Sentencing Ronald John Carrel, aged 19, to 12 strokes of the birch, the Jersey magistrate, Mr. E.A. Dorey, said yesterday: "There is only one way to deal with youths such as you." Carrel ripped cinema seats with a knife.

The Criminal Justice Act of 1948, which prohibits corporal punishment, does not apply to Jersey.

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