CRC Article = 37(b) Note: The right of the child not to be subjected to arbitrary or unlawful detention, and the right to the use of detention only as measure of last resort and for the shortest appropriate period of time are recognized in Article 37(b) of the CRC.
CRC Article = 40(2)(b)(iii) Note: The right of the accused child to have the matter determined without delay by a competent, independent and impartial authority or judicial body is recognized in Article 40(2)(b)(iii) of the CRC.
CRC Article = 37(d) Note: Article 37(d) of the CRC accords to every child deprived of his or her liberty the right to challenge the legality of the deprivation of his or her liberty before a court or other competent, independent and impartial authority, and to a prompt decision on any such action.
CRC Preamble para. = 13; 23(4); 24(4); 28 Note: The CRC recognizes the importance of international co-operation for improving the living conditions of children in every country, in particular the developing countries.