oa Article 40 - The new law on juvenile justice in The Gambia

Volume 7 Number 4
  • ISSN : 1562-4382



Extracted from text ... 7 Introduction The National Assembly of The Gambia in June this year enacted the Children's Act 2005. This Act incorporates all laws relating to children, including child justice administration. It was enacted to strengthen the legislative and institutional framework relating to the protection of the rights of children in The Gambia in line with its international obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. The new Act also repealed, in its entirety, the Children and Young Person's Act (CYPA) which had regulated juvenile justice ..

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