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Title:Juvenile delinquency in Nigerian Law
Author:Oloyede, E.O.
Periodical:The Nigerian Law Journal
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subject:juvenile delinquency
Abstract:The paper examines briefly the extent and problem of juvenile delinquency and the machinery for its legal control in Nigeria in the following parts: 1. Children and young persons and the problem of delinquency 2. The extent of the problem of delinquency in children (The traditional society; In modern Nigerian society) - 3. The development of the legal control of juvenile delinquency in Africa - 4. Juveniles and the criminal law - 5. The juvenile court: its philosophy, constitution, jurisdiction and procedure 6. Measures for the treatment of juveniles - Conclusion. Notes.