juvenile person


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Noun1.juvenile person - a young person, not fully developedjuvenile person - a young person, not fully developed
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
juvenile body - the body of a young person
preteen, preteenager - a preadolescent boy or girl (usually between 9 and 12 years of age); "little league is intended for the preteens"
adolescent, stripling, teen, teenager - a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
child, kid, minor, nipper, tiddler, youngster, tike, shaver, small fry, nestling, fry, tyke - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
ingenue - an artless innocent young girl (especially as portrayed on the stage)
spring chicken, young person, younker, youth - a young person (especially a young man or boy)
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This means that a juvenile person below theage of 18, if imprisoned for a criminal offence, is also entitled to the right to dignity and life.
"Secondly the juvenile person accused in the case should not be pardoned, some amendment should be brought about in the law so as to rightfully punish for the horrific deed.
KUWAIT, June 3 (KUNA) -- Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yaaqoub Al-Sane' affirmed Friday that the Public Authority for Minor Affairs (PAMA) puts its resources at the disposal of juvenile persons. The authority supports various activities of minors particularly those relating to the promotion of education in collaboration with many specialized colleges, he said in a speech delivered on his behalf by PAMA Director General Barrak Al-Shitan at a ceremony to honor distinguished minors.

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