oa Article 40 - Emerging trends in diversion

Volume 2 Number 4
  • ISSN : 1562-4382



Diversion is the centrepiece of the proposed Child Justice Bill. Article 48 of the Bill sets out the objectives of diversion, These objectives include encouraging the child to be accountable for the harm caused, meeting the particular needs of the individual child, promoting the integration of the child into the family and the community, and providing an opportunity for those affected by the harm to express their views on its impact on them.

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