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NCJ Number: 20448 Find in a Library
Title: EVOLUTION OF IRANIAN LEGISLATION WITH REGARD TO JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
Journal: REEDUCATION  Volume:29  Issue:262/263/264  Dated:(OCTOBER-DECEMBER 1974)  Pages:23-41
Author(s): A AZMAYECH
Corporate Author: Reeducation
France
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 19
Sponsoring Agency: Reeducation
Paris, France
Type: Historical Overview
Format: Article
Language: French
Country: France
Annotation: CHRONOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PROVISIONS IN IRAN FROM THE RELIGIOUS RULES STILL IN FORCE IN 1916 UNTIL THE 1973 LEGISLATION.
Abstract: IRANIAN JUVENILE PENAL LEGISLATION DISTINGUISHES BETWEEN A YOUTH WHO IS THE VICTIM OF AN OFFENSE, A YOUTH USED BY ADULTS TO COMMIT AN OFFENSE AND YOUTHS COMMITTING AN OFFENSE OF THEIR OWN WILL. THE LATTER IS THE SUBJECT OF THIS ARTICLE. THE AUTHOR DEALS WITH REVISION OF THE AGE OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY, THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW APPROCHES TO PUNISHMENT AND TREATMENT AND IS PARTICULARLY CONCERNED ABOUT THE LACK OF PREVENTIVE MEASURES. IN HIS CONCLUSION HE POINTS OUT THE ADVANTAGES OF A SEPARATE JUVENILE PENAL CODE, WHICH AT PRESENT DOES NOT EXIST IN IRAN. REFERENCES ARE INCLUDED. --IN FRENCH
Index Term(s): Criminal responsibility; Iran; Juvenile codes; Juvenile justice system; Juvenile treatment methods; Legislation
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