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Title: The effectiveness of the juvenile justice system: the case study of Nakawa Division.
Authors: Tonny, Ssendagire
Keywords: Juvenile
Justice system
Nakawa Division.
Issue Date: Oct-2016
Publisher: Kampala International University.College Of Law
Abstract: This research work is centering mainly on the psychological development of the juveniles and how they are treated by the law. Much will be examined on their behaviors, abuse, neglect, in relation to their delinquent behaviors. The research will first introduce briefly the concept of juvenile delinquency and the background to the problem. It will go ahead to look back at the main causes of juvenile delinquency in the area, incorporating the different categories of offences perpetuated · by these juveniles, putting into consideration the International Rules or Instruments concerning child offenders. It would also discuss the existing laws of Uganda and its contribution in the rehabilitation of juvenile offenders. It would also criticize these existing laws on their contribution, not only in Nakawa division, but the whole country. The research will further look at the institutional contributions in the day today operation of the law in relation to juvenile justice system in Nakawa Division. Several stakeholders' contribution in the area would be assessed; the opinion of the religious leaders and the NGOs would be gathered. The above then will allow the researcher to discover what contribution these institutions make in rehabilit1tion of juvenile offenders in research area. A good recommendation of the respondents and the researcher on what could be the way forward, in the struggle to rehabilitate the child offenders in Nakawa Division will then follow.
Description: Research paper submitted to the school of Law in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the diploma in Law of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Diploma in Law

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