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This glossary has been developed for the sole purpose of facilitating the use of the results of this study. It provides definitions and examples of the use of the terms relating to the information and data presented on the site concerning children in judicial proceedings. It does not include definitions of legal terms which may vary between Member States and legal commentators.


Process indicators

Indicators that reflect how legal, budgetary and political measures are translated into practice. This includes national strategies, policy measures, action programmes, training initiatives, campaigns and other activities aimed at realising particular children’s rights. For example, CRIM051 Availability of information in a child-friendly format for child (suspected) offenders about rights, charges and procedures in police stations and other competent authorities across the country, is a process indicator.