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||Juvenile Offenders Act (Cap. 138) (L.R.O. 1998).
||Criminal and penal law
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||Act on-line Caribbean Community Secretariat, CARICOM Legislative Drafting Facility (consulted on 2006-04-14)
||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.