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Human Rights (Mandatory Sentencing of Juvenile Offenders) Bill 1999
1998-99

1998-99

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Human Rights (Mandatory Sentencing of Juvenile Offenders) Bill 1999

 

No.      , 1999

 

(Senator Brown, Senator Bolkus, Senator Greig)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to implement Australia’s human rights obligations to children under Articles 37(b) and 40(4) of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Act extends to external territories........................................................ 2

4............ Interpretation....................................................................................... 2

5............ Mandatory detention or imprisonment of juveniles............................. 2

6............ Application.......................................................................................... 2

7............ Transitional......................................................................................... 2

 



A Bill for an Act to implement Australia’s human rights obligations to children under Articles 37(b) and 40(4) of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

The Parliament of Australia enacts: