Child arrests banned but cops can use 'limited force'

By Callum Godde
Updated June 18 2024 - 1:50pm, first published 1:45pm
The Victorian government is enacting major reforms of youth justice. (HANDOUT/AAP)
The Victorian government is enacting major reforms of youth justice. (HANDOUT/AAP)

Victoria is set to become the first Australian state to raise the age of criminal responsibility but police can still use "limited force" on 10 and 11-year-olds.

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