Administration of Juvenile Justice
CRC Article = 40
Article 40 of the CRC deals with the obligations of States Parties concerning the administration of juvenile justice. Of particular relevance to the implementation of this provision are the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice (1985), known as the Beijing Rules. Noteworthy are also the United Nations Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of their Liberty (1990) and the United Nations Guidelines for the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency (1990).
Access to court Accusations Accused children Appeal Assistance of an interpreter Convicted children Defence Determination of criminal charges Diversions Due process Examination of witnesses Fair trial Impartial and independent authority Independent and impartial authority Judicial body Juvenile delinquency Juvenile justice Juvenile offenders Legal assistance Minimum age for criminal responsibility Non-custodial measures Nullum crimen sine lege Offence Presumption of innocence Prevention of juvenile delinquency Privacy of accused children Prompt trial Self-incriminating evidence Treatment of accused children Treatment of convicted children Trial in the presence of legal assistance Trial in the presence of parents