Juvenile Justice and Welfare (JJW)
R.A. No. 9344 otherwise known as "Juvenile Justice and Welfare (JJW) Act" was signed into law by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on 28 April 2006. The JJWC shall be under the supervision of the Secretary of Justice, chaired by an Undersecretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development and a member shall come from the DOJ and other agencies mentioned therein.
The JJWC for the period has come up with the Implementing Rules and Regulations R.A. No. 9344 and has conducted advocacy efforts and information dissemination about the new law to prosecutors, parole and probation officers, local government units and other stakeholders in the juvenile justice system.