Juvenile Justice System Ordinance 2000
24 Pages Posted: 6 Nov 2011
Date Written: August 11, 2010
This powerpoint presentation, on the juvenile justice law, has been made, time and again, at the Federal Judicial Academy, Islamabad by the author. It provides an insight into the juvenile justice system as working in Pakistan and what are its characteristics. What particular rights are protected under this law? How the juveniles are saved from unnecessary incarcerations and what impact therapeutic jurisprudence has over the administration of juvenile justice. The importance resources, including leading case law from Pakistan, are also mentioned at the end of the presentation. This presentation mentions the leading case law on issue of determination of age of juvenile and how the courts have to take up this matter at the very initial stage of trial. It will be beneficial to all judges, magistrates, lawyers, court administrators and law school teachers to have a bird's eye view of the law.
Keywords: Juvenile Justice System Ordinance 2000, JJSO, therapeutic jurisprudence, Juvenile Justice in Pakistan, Federal Judicial Academy, CRC, Riyadh guidelines, rehabilitation of juveniles, probation, team judgment, alternative sentencing
JEL Classification: K40
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