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 »

Role of Indian judiciary in protection of Rights of the Children

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Sandip Bhosale 1 Introductory The role of the India Judiciary and the scope of judicial interpretation have expanded remarkably in recent times, partly because of the tremendous growth of statutory intervention in the present era. The judiciary plays an important role in the protection of fundamental rights of the citizen and non-citizens alike. The twin… Read more »