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Juvenile justice

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CRC Article = 40(3)
Justice system applied to a "juvenile": a child or a young person who, under the legal system concerned, is to be dealt with for a offence in a manner which is different from an adult. The age limit used to define a juvenile varies between countries. States Parties are required to promote the establishment of laws, procedures, authorities and institutions specifically applicable to accused and convicted children, in particular the establishment of a minimum age for criminal responsibility and diversions.

See also:
Administration of Juvenile Justice   Diversions   Juvenile delinquency   Juvenile offenders   Minimum age for criminal responsibility   Non-custodial measures