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Name: Juvenile Offenders Act (Cap. 138) (L.R.O. 1998).
Country: Barbados
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1932-09-01
Entry into force:
ISN: BRB-1932-L-73349
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line Caribbean Community Secretariat, CARICOM Legislative Drafting Facility (consulted on 2006-04-14)
Abstract/Citation: Regulates procedures concerning juvenile offenders. A child is defined as a person under the age of 14 years and a juvenile is a person between the ages of 14 and 16 years. The Act abolishes the death sentences for a person convicted of an offence under the age of 18 years.

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