The ‘best interest of the child’ in the decision making proces of criminal law actors

01 January 2017 → 31 October 2021
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Comparative law
    • Criminal law
    • Human rights law
    • International law
    • Legal theory, jurisprudence and legal interpretation
Best interest of the child Meaningful decision Criminal law legislator
Project description

Research into (i) the selection of decisions made by criminal law actors having a meaningful impact on a child, in the sense that Art. 3 CRC requires the best intrest of the child to be taken into account, (ii) the extent to which this requirement is found in the legal framework governing the work of the European criminal law actors and (iii) the extent to which this requirement is adhered to by the Belgian criminal law actors.