Year:2021   Volume: 3   Issue: 8   Area: Law

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Ismahane ABDERREZAK

CRIMINAL PROTECTION OF MINORS FROM ACTS OF ABUSE IN ‎THE ALGERIAN ‎PENAL CODE

The Algerian legislator has paid special attention to childhood by ‎following ‎a strict criminal policy and setting up deterrent and injunctive ‎legal texts and ‎provisions for anyone who is tempted to exploit his ‎weakness and ‎helplessness to attack him and prejudice his physical and ‎psychological ‎integrity. Among the most important things that reflect this ‎protection are ‎the provisions in Article 269 of the Penal Code and what ‎follows. Which ‎criminalized every form of physical abuse that a minor ‎child under the age of ‎‎16 may be exposed to due to his physical ‎weakness and inability to defend ‎himself, especially in the face of the ‎closest people to him, his parents, those ‎who take care of him or those ‎who have authority over him, as he extended ‎protection in all Places ‎where he can be found while he is under this age. ‎Whether within the ‎family, in the nursery, at school, in nursing homes for ‎paramedic ‎children, or in the interests of the open environment

Keywords: Criminal Protection, Algerian ‎Penal Code, Special Attention to Childhood

http://dx.doi.org/10.47832/2717-8293.8-3.1


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