The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2014

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Highlights of the Bill The Bill replaces the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000.  It addresses children in conflict with law and children in need of care and protection. The Bill permits juveniles between the ages of 16-18 years to be tried as adults for heinous offences.  Also, any 16-18 year old,… Read more »