Revised-Implementing-Rules-and-Regulations-of-RA-9344-as-amended-by-RA-10630.pdf

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1 | P a g e JUVENILE JUSTICE AND WELFARE COUNCIL 1 56 Matimtiman St., Teachers Village East, 2 Quezon City 3 4 COUNCIL RESOLUTION NO. 2 5 Series of 2014 6 SUBJECT: Revised Rules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act No. 7 9344, as amended by R.A. 10630 8 The Juvenile Justice and Welfare Council, pursuant to Section 69 of Republic Act No. 9 9344, the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 and Section 14 of Republic Act 10 10630 or An Act Strengthening The Juvenile Justice System in the Philippines, 11 Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 9344, promulgates the following 12 implementing rules and regulations: 13 PART I. GENERAL PROVISIONS 14 RULE 1. Title 15 These Rules shall be known and cited as the “ Revised Rules and Regulations 16 Implementing Republic Act No. 9344, as amended by R.A. 10630 ” (the “Rules”). 17 These Rules are promulgated to prescribe the procedures and guidelines for the 18 implementation of the Act. 19 RULE 2. Definition of Terms 20 As used in these Rules, the term/s: 21 (1) “Act” refers to Republic Act No. 9344, as amended by Republic Act No. 22 10630. 23 (2) “Bahay Pag - asa” – refers to a 24-hour child-caring institution established, 24 funded and managed by local government units (LGUs) and licensed and/or 25 accredited non-government organizations (NGOs), providing short-term 26 residential care for children in conflict with the law, who are above fifteen (15) 27 but below eighteen (18) years of age, and who are awaiting court disposition 28 of their cases or transfer to other agencies or jurisdiction. 29 Part of the features of a “Bahay Pag - asa” is an Intensive Juvenile Intervention 30 and Support Center. This will cater to children in conflict with the law in 31 accordance with Sections 20, 20-A and 20-B of the Act. 32 A Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) composed of a Social Worker, a 33 psychologist/mental health professional, a medical doctor, an 34 educational/guidance counselor and a member of the Barangay Council for 35 the Protection of Children (BCPC), shall operate the “Bahay Pag - asa.” The 36 MDT will work on the individualized intervention plan with the child and the 37 child’s family. 38 (3) “Bail” refers to the secu rity given for the release of the person in custody of 39 the law, furnished by a bondsman or a bonding company, to guarantee the 40 appearance of the person before any Court. 41 (4) “Best interest of the child” refers to the totality of circumstances and 42 conditions that are most beneficial for the survival, protection and feelings of 43 security of the child, and most likely to promote the child’s physical, 44 psychological and emotional development. It also means the least detrimental 45
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2 | P a g e available alternative for safeguarding the growth and development of the 1 child. 2 (5) “Child” refers to a person under the age of eighteen (18) years. 3 (6) “Child who is above twelve (12) years of age” refers to a child who is at least 4 twelve (12) years and one (1) day old. 5 (7) “Child who is above fifteen (15) years of age” refers to a child who is at least 6 fifteen (15) years and one (1) day old. 7 (8)
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