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Synonyms for juvenile

Synonyms for juvenile

being in an early period of growth or development

of or characteristic of a child, especially in immaturity

a young person between birth and puberty

one who is not yet legally of age

Synonyms for juvenile

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It defines a juvenile as a child who may be dealt with for an offence in a manner which is different from an adult.
2) Juvenile Under-Trial Prisoners (UTPs) are prisoners whose trial is in progress and they have not yet been convicted or acquitted of the offences by any court of law.
The Sindh Juvenile Justice Rules, for example, although not with the same detail or precision, also stress on improving the 'mental calibre' of detained juveniles.
Not a single Juvenile Justice Committee has been established so far, whereas it is clearly written in the JJS Act of 2018 that the government in consultation with the concerned Sessions Judge shall establish the Committee for each sessions division no later than three months from the commencement of this Act.
Speaking on the occasion, she said that juveniles should be given education and vocational training in order to make them useful citizens.
Juvenile careworkers play a critical role in identifying suicidal juveniles and managing them during this time by providing direct supervision and support.
As many as 750 of these juveniles were Omanis, while the remaining 98 were expatriates.
'The Government in consultation with the concerned Session Judge shall establish the Juvenile Justice Committee for each session divisions', the draft bill document available with this scribe said.
Muscat: Oman has a witnessed a slight increase in the number of crimes committed by juveniles in 2015 compared to 2014, according to the Ministry of Social Development figures.
The Federal Juvenile Delinquency Act (6) severely limits the authority to bring juvenile offenses before federal courts, resulting in infrequent court adjudication of on-post juvenile offenses.
At present, if an accused person is found to be a juvenile or under 18 years, he is tried by the Juvenile Justice Board and if convicted, is sent to a juvenile reform home for a maximum period of three years.
Brigadier Ahmed Mohammed Nehkairah Al Mahrami, Head of Human Rights Department at the Ministry of Interior and Chairman of the Juvenile Care Centre's Steering Committee, said: "Juveniles are not criminals but victims of their families or certain situations.
In a reversal of the tough-on-crime legislation that swept the nation in the late 1980s and '90s, nearly half the states have enacted laws that keep more young offenders in the juvenile justice system, divert them from being automatically tried as adults, or prevent them from being placed in adult jails and prisons (see map, p.
The authors used a unique source of linked administrative data for a period of more than 10 years that covered over 35,000 juveniles who came before a juvenile court in Chicago, Illinois.