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