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Execution of juvenile prison in Republic of Srpska

Author(s): Tamara Marić
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Sociology, Criminology, Victimology, Social Norms / Social Control
Keywords: juvenile criminal sanctions; juvenile prison

Summary/Abstract: The penal situation of juvenile offenders and offenses in modern criminal legislation is different from the status of adult perpetrators of criminal offenses. In this regard the law as prescribed by the special rules of criminal procedure under juveniles and special juvenile sanction which, by its nature and purpose, different from the criminal sanctions imposed on adult offenders criminal offenses. Juvenile criminal sanctions aimed at protecting society from juvenile delinquency through education and re-education, or resocialization and proper development of juveniles. Within the general purpose of criminal sanctions and that the suppression of illegal activities that violate or threaten the values protected by criminal legislation, specifically stipulates that the purpose of criminal sanctions for minors to providing protection, care, assistance and supervision, as well as providing general and vocational training impact on the development and strengthening of personal responsibility of minors juveniles and to ensure the proper development of personality of minors in order to ensure his inclution in the community. Minors who have committed crimes, under the conditions provided by the Criminal Code of the Republic of Srpska, may be imposed educational measures, security measures and juvenile prison as a special kind of punishment against older juveniles.

  • Issue Year: IV/2019
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 224-230
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Serbian