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1

What is the Vienna treaty?

A United Nations treaty which enabled treaties to be legally binding.

2

When was the Vienna treaty created?

1961

3

What is the Convention on the Rights Of the Child?

A United Nations doctrine describing the way in which children should be treated.

4

When was CROC created?

1989

5

What act created the children's court?

The 'Children's court act'

6

When was the 'children's court act' created?

1987

7

Why was the 'children's court act' created?

To serve as a less-intimidating court alternative.

8

What act enabled children to be sentenced?

The Children (Criminal proceeding) act.

9

When was the Children (Criminal proceeding) act created?

1987

10

Why was the 'Children (Criminal proceeding) act created?

To ensure that children understand the nature of their crime.