oa Article 40 - Parliament reviews the implementation of the Child Justice Act

Volume 13, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1562-4382



The Child Justice Act 75 of 2008 (the Act) was signed into law during May 2009 and became operational on 01 April 2010. The Act includes innovative provisions to establish a separate criminal justice process for children accused of committing offences. The system established by the Act has the potential to provide greater protection to these children and to promote a restorative justice approach to these cases.

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