The Criminal Code Act 1924 (Act No.69/1924) brought all the laws concerning criminal behaviour together into one piece of legislation. It contained a number of provisions that affected children.
The preamble to the Criminal Code stated that it was: 'an Act to declare, consolidate, and amend the criminal law, and to establish a code of criminal law'.
It made the following provisions for children:
Prepared by: Caroline Evans
Created: 3 March 2014, Last modified: 25 January 2018