oa Article 40 - The management of children in the criminal justice system : update from the Department of Social Development

Volume 7 Number 3
  • ISSN : 1562-4382



Extracted from text ... 10 UPDATE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT justice system On 14 September 2005, Mr Mazwandile Radebe, the Director of Social Crime Prevention and Youth, presented a paper entitled ""Department of Social Development Response: Strategies to Combat Overcrowded Prisons"" at a conference on the overcrowding of prisons held in Pretoria and hosted by Justice College. What follows are the issues that he highlighted in respect of children in conflict with the law and the Department of Social Development. Legislative mandate In the absence of the Child Justice Bill that has not yet been enacted, the Probation Services Act (as amended) is ..

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