Section 52 a. Conditions for imposing a youth sentence

A youth sentence including a youth victim-offender meeting and youth action plan pursuant to chapter IV of the National Mediation Service Act may be imposed instead of a sentence of imprisonment if
  1. a.
    the offender was under 18 years of age at the time of the act,
  2. b.
    the offender has committed repeated or serious criminal acts,
  3. c.
    the offender consents and is domiciled in Norway, and
  4. d.
    the purpose of the penalty would not be defeated by a non-custodial sanction.