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oa Article 40 - The House Arrest Pilot Project - an alternative to children being held in custody awaiting trial

Volume 3 Number 2
  • ISSN : 1562-4382

 

Abstract

Extracted from text ... 6 THE HOUSE ARREST PILOT PROJECT - an alternative to children being held in custody awaiting trial Despite ongoing attempts by various role-players within the Departments of Justice and Social Development as well as those within civil society, there has been a steady increase in the number of children being held in custody while awaiting trial. The record of 2 828 children in prison awaiting trial was arrived at in March 2000, certainly a tragic milestone to have reached in light of the constitutional obligation to detain children only as a measure of last resort. It has therefore become evident that, ..

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2001-06-01
2020-07-14

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