oa Article 40 - Consultation with children on the Child Justice Bill

Volume 4 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1562-4382



Extracted from text ... 6 Consultation with children on the Child Justice Bill by Louise Ehlers On 16 June 1995, South Africa ratified the 1989 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (hereafter referred to as the CRC). This has implications for South Africa not only in terms of the obligation to enact legislation dealing specifically with child justice as outlined in Articles 37 and 40 of CRC but also in terms of the rights of children to be heard enshrined in Article 12. During the initial drafting process, the view was taken by the SALC and the Project Committee on Juvenile Justice ..

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