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Hi, I was convicted of a crime in Scotland when I was 18 years

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Hi, I was convicted of a crime in Scotland when I was 18 years old. Would I have been classed as a Young offender. I was sentenced to a Young Offenders Institute for 3 months. I am trying to decide if i need to apply for Canadian Rehabilitation to travel there and possibly emigrate there.
This is the statement from there Web site
"You are not inadmissible if you:
were treated as a young offender in a country which has special provisions for young offenders"
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
What age are you now.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I am 36 years old

Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Sorry can I have the web link you refer to. I don't think this a problem for you but want to double check.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No probs

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/information/applications/guides/5312ETOC.asp

Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Many thanks. You are OK for the reason you state and in any event the time period is such that you are clear.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

That I was convicted as a young offender?

Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Yes.
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