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Juvenile Justice Reform Still Pending in South Africa

Parker, Lynette
June 4, 2015

Source: (2004) Restorative Justice Online. May 2004 Edition.

A bill fostering the inclusion of restorative justice principles and practices for juveniles is still awaiting parliamentary action in South Africa. Originally introduced in 2002, the Child Justice Bill would create a consistent system for responding to youth crime by consolidating current practices and legislation with international standards for the treatment of juvenile offenders.


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