Where age verification is required for actions, the legislation to be amended to reference Age, Civil & Criminal Responsibility Act.
Civil Responsibility enforces the responsibilities of persons to abide by the law, and generally enrich and integrate within society.
Criminal Responsibility, which is always assumed by default, may be adjudged by Crown Court, with reference to assigning or removing Criminal Responsibility as appropriate (e.g. Special Needs or clear intent for children)
Sentences to crimes to have two elements, a minimum "Punishment" element, and a "Rehabilitation" element, of at least the Punishment element.
New Bill presented to Parliament 05/07/2010: Young Offenders (Parental Responsibility) Bill
The Act will introduce "Excluded Persons", which are people that have lost most privileges for Civil & Human Rights, within the bounds of the UN Charter, however they will always retain their Criminal & Civil Responsibility. These people include convicted prisoners, Asylum seekers and immigrants awaiting permission to stay.
Parliament have released a comment document which can be read at http://www.parliament.uk/documents/commons/lib/research/briefings/snpc-01764.pdf