Tag: PACE Codes

August 11 2016

Landmark South African children’s rights ruling

Raduvha v Minister of Safety and Security and Another [2016] ZACC 24 The Constitutional Court of South Africa has confirmed that the ‘best interest' principle, enshrined in Article 3 of the UNCRC and incorporated into South African domestic legislation, is to be paramount when police are considering arresting and detaining a child.