78. Matters which the court must consider.

Before making a youth rehabilitation order1 the court must obtain and consider information about the offender's family circumstances and the likely effect of such an order on those circumstances2.

Before making a youth rehabilitation order imposing two or more requirements3 or two or more youth rehabilitation orders in respect of associated offences4, the court must5 consider whether, in the circumstances of the case, the requirements to be imposed by the order or orders are compatible with each other6. The court must also ensure, as far as practicable, that any requirement imposed by a youth rehabilitation order is such as to