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Name: Juvenile Justice Act, 2003 (Act 653).
Country: Ghana
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2003-10-28
Entry into force:
ISN: GHA-2003-L-88528
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Refworld, United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2011-11-18)
Abstract/Citation: Contains procedures for the processing of juvenile offences with respect to criminal procedures (arrest, court, sentencing, incarceration).

Amends the Criminal Procedure Code, 1960 (Act 30).
Amended text(s):

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