In 2018, Public Prosecutor’s Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina resolved 535 reports (charges) on perpetrated criminal offenses for juvenile persons, which was 37 charges less or 6,47 % lower in comparison with the previous year.
Out of the total number of reports (charges) on crimes committed by juveniles in 2018, by type of decision for 53,83 % of them complaints were dismissed, 8,79 % of preparatory procedure was terminated and for 37,38 % of the cases, a proposal to impose sanctions was submitted.
In the same period, 118 decisions were made, which was 5 decisions less (commencement of new legislation).1 Out of the total number of reported juvenile persons 22,05 % were the accused juveniles. The total number of convicted juvenile persons is 95, which is 1 convicted juvenile less than the previous year, or 1,04 %.
There were 95 criminal sanctions imposed, out of which 98,9% were educational-correctional measures, and 1,1 % were juvenile imprisonment sentences, BiH’s Agency for Statistics said in a report.