Tag: habeas corpus

Boy’s detention may breach ‘spirit’ of UN Convention

November 7, 2017 | By More
Boy’s detention may breach ‘spirit’ of UN Convention

A judge has ruled that detention of a child needing care at protection at a youth justice facility near Christchurch was lawful, but may breach the spirit of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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Court bid to release youth from secure care

October 26, 2017 | By More
Court bid to release youth from secure care

A High Court judge has been asked to force the State to find a placement for a 16-year-old youth being held at the youth justice facility near Christchurch because there is nowhere else for him to go.

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