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Friday, 16 February 2018 - 8:38
Minimum age for bearing responsibility for a crime to be increased
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Cabinet has approved a proposal by Ministry of Justice to make an amendment to Criminal Procedure Code Act No – 15 of 1979.
 
The amendment is proposed to increase the age of a child who is considered as responsible for a crime up to 12 years.
 
The cabinet decided to publish the prepared bill in gazette and present in Parliament for approval.
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