Juvenile delinquency


By Gustavo A. Ramirez, Guidance Counselor / Education Consultant In my articles I try to point out and describe to readers, both inside and outside of Belize, the many responsibilities as well as the essential needs of educators, students, parents, and the community/country at large. The bottom line and ultimate goal of each article presented in this column and on RESPONSIBILITY TO WHOM AND FOR WHAT? is to encourage each individual, not only students but the entire country, to keep improving and growing productively in the new 21st Century. My recent observations and striking descriptions (with apologies to no one) […]

Belize Juvenile Offenders Act 1

JUVENILE OFFENDERS ACT CHAPTER 119 REVISED EDITION 2000 SHOWING THE LAW AS AT 31ST DECEMBER, 2000 This is a revised edition of the law, prepared by the Law Revision Commissioner under the authority of the Law Revision Act, Chapter 3 of the Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 1980 – 1990.  CHAPTER 119 JUVENILE OFFENDERS ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS Short title. Interpretation. Juvenile courts. Bail of children and young persons arrested. Custody of children and young persons not discharged on bail after arrest. Association with adults, during detention, in police stations. Remand or committal to custody in place of detention. Procedure in […]