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Name: Juvenile Justice Act 2014 (No. 11 of 2014).
Country: Papua New Guinea
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law; Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2014-05-30
Entry into force:
ISN: PNG-2014-L-102731
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII) PDF PDF (consulted on 2016-09-21)
Abstract/Citation: Being an Act, as authorised by Section 172 (establishment of other courts) of the Constitution, to -
(a) establish a comprehensive and separate juvenile justice system based on restorative justice, melanesian tradition and contemporary juvenile justice practices; and
(b) to repeal the Juvenile Courts Act 1991 and to amend certain other Acts,
and for related purposes.
Repealed text(s):

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