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Life imprisonment

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CRC Article = 37(a)
Note:
The right of the child not to be subjected to life imprisonment without the possibility of release is dealt with in Article 37(a) of the CRC. This provision prohibits States Parties from imposing life imprisonment without the possibility of release for offences committed by persons below the age of eighteen years.

See also:
Accused children   Capital punishment   Children deprived of their liberty   Convicted children   Imprisonment   Life imprisonment