2006 Code of Virginia § 16.1-284 - When adult sentenced for juvenile offense

16.1-284. When adult sentenced for juvenile offense.

When the juvenile court sentences an adult who has committed, beforeattaining the age of eighteen, an offense which would be a crime if committedby an adult, the court may impose the penalties which are authorized to beimposed on adults for such violations, not to exceed the punishment for aClass 1 misdemeanor for a single offense or multiple offenses.

(Code 1950, 16.1-177.1; 1956, c. 555; 1973, c. 440; 1977, c. 559; 1978, c.142; 1980, c. 235; 1983, c. 336; 1985, c. 260; 1996, cc. 755, 914.)

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