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Диверзионе мере према малолетницима у упоредном праву
Diversionary measures against juveniles in comparative law

Author(s): Vesna Rajaković, Nikola Ilić
Subject(s): Comparative Law
Published by: Институт за међународну политику и привреду
Keywords: diversion measures;juveniles;USA;UK;Germany;France

Summary/Abstract: The legal status of minors in comparative law in recent decades had undergone profound changes. This is especially the case with the criminal legislation which has been updated and revised new system of criminal measures against juveniles. These diversion measures require compliance with the relevant provisions of substantive and procedural criminal law, but in certain segments with the family law. The application of different legal rules assumed formal legal conditions necessary for the implementation of diverse measures which further demonstrates their importance for minors. At first glance is evident the intention of the legislators to the application of diversion measures to protect primary juvenile delinquents of all the consequences that entail the conduct of criminal proceedings and the application of criminal sanctions. Thus stated ratio legis of diversion measures has enabled the various modalities in their application in comparative law. Accordingly, we will consider more states in which the law is the application of diversion measures envisaged as an alternative to criminal procedure and criminal sanctions. These are primarily: the USA, the UK, Germany and France. What makes this state representative is their territorial distance and belonging to different legal systems.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 59
  • Page Range: 218-231
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Serbian