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Vanuatu Law, The Police, and Restorative Justice

Bong, Peter
June 4, 2015

Source: (2003) In, Sinclair Dinnen, Anita Jowitt, and Tess Newton Cain, eds., A Kind of Mending: Restorative Justice in the Pacific Islands. Canberra, ACT: Pandanus Books. Pp. 101-104.

Peter Bong describes the steps that the Vanuatu police have taken towards community policing. He outlines the processes used to involve the local community in the process. This includes consultation with traditional leaders and allowing them to work through informal settlements with parties in conflict.


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