TitleUnited Nations Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of Their Liberty : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly.
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Affirms that the placement of a juvenile in an institution should always be a disposition of last resort and for the minimum necessary period; recognizes that, because of their high vulnerability, juveniles deprived of their liberty require special attention and protection and that their rights and well-being should be guaranteed during and after the period when they are deprived of their liberty; adopts the UN Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of their Liberty contained in the annex to the present resolution; also invites Member States to inform the Secretary-General of their efforts to apply the Rules in law, policy and practice and to report regularly to the Committee on Crime Prevention and Control on the results achieved in their implementation; requests the Secretary-General to conduct comparative research, pursue the requisite collaboration and devise strategies to deal with the different categories of serious and persistent young offenders, and to prepare a policy-oriented report thereon for submission to the 9th United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders.
UN Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of Their Liberty (1990)
Imprint[New York] : UN, 2 Apr. 1991.
Adopted at the 68th plenary meeting, 14 Dec. 1990. "Annex: United Nations Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of Their Liberty". In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its 45th session, Volume 1, 18 September-21 December 1990. - A/45/49. - 1991. - p. 204-209. - (GAOR, 45th sess., Suppl. no. 49).