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oa Article 40 - Statistics on children under 14 years of age in prison

Volume 5 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1562-4382

 

Abstract

Extracted from text ... 5 Statistics on children under 14 years of age in prison Professor Julia Sloth-Nielsen of the Faculty of Law, UWC and member of the National Council on Correctional Services, presented the following preliminary statistics to the Justice and Constitutional Development Portfolio Committee during the public hearings on the Child Justice Bill: Over the five-year period from 1998 to 2003, a total of 74 children between the ages of seven (inclusive) and 14 (exclusive) years were sentenced to prison. Of these, 40 were 13 years old at time of sentencing, 18 were 12 years old and 16 were between the ages of ..

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2003-03-01
2019-12-07

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