Children in court - Part 2

Appendix III

Waiting Times

Analysis by how long the child waited in the court building before giving evidence or being released

Time waited 1994 1995
0 - 30 mins 36 13
½ - 1 hour 23 20
1 - 2 hours 67 85
2 - 4 hours 138 177
4 - 6 hours 80 106
Over 1 day 96 102
Not Known 15 6
Not Applicable 6 0
Total children 461 539

Duration of evidence (1995 Only)

Duration 1995
0 - 30 mins 63
½ - 1 hour 77
1 - 2 hours 100
2 - 4 hours 49
4 - 6 hours 7
Over 1 day 9
Not Known 36
Not Applicable 198
Total no children 539

Total time spent in the building

Duration 1994 1995
0 - 30 mins 3 2
½ - 1 hour 7 2
1 - 2 hours 43 39
2 - 4 hours 115 143
4 - 6 hours 122 179
Over 1 day 151 132
Not Known 10 29
N A 10 13
Total no children 461 539
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