oa Article 40 - Perspectives from the judiciary

Volume 11, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1562-4382



In relating the perspective of the magistracy, I will endeavour to examine our role in respect of the Child Justice Act in a less formal and non-legalistic manner. We have to give serious consideration as to what our role as magistrates will be in the implementation of this Act. The most significant question however, is what our approach should be when dealing with matters involving children accused of crime and how to balance this with the interest of justice.

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