The Juvenile Justice Code

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Date of publication:  01 May 2017 Publication type:  Legal / Policy Framework


The code of Juvenile justice/Law no 37 was approved by the Albanian Parliament on the 30th of March 2017.

The Juvenile Justice Code contains special provisions regarding juvenile delinquency, procedural rules regarding the investigation, prosecution, litigation, execution of a criminal sentence, rehabilitation or of any other measure involving a juvenile in conflict with the law, as well as an juvenile victim and / or witness of a criminal offense.

This Code also contains regulations for young people from the age group 18 to 21, as provided in specific articles.

It is excpected to enter in power on January 1st 2018.

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