Back when canning was acceptable, most children behaved after getting a whack so there was no need to pass them along to someone else.Back in the day, when a smack with a belt was an acceptable and normal part of schooling, the problem was also passed along.
School ( belt included ) - Special School - Approved School and finally Borstal.
As a recent leaver from the ranks - You should be all too familiar with long procedures to get rid of undesirables.
Its possible to get rid of people in Army a lot quicker, certain people hold it up. However the difference is that the Army has people who are aware of future consequences when they get hoofed out, not quite the same for children.