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Need to relook amendments to Juvenile Justice Bill?

PUCL slams juvenile law revamp

People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) has strongly condemned the recent Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2014, which permits juveniles between the ages of 16-18 years, who are accused of committing “heinous” offences (i.e. Asian Age, 1 week ago
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Juvenile no bar

It is high time that legislators focus on the changes needed in the Juvenile Justice Act. It is true that the crime committed by a minor in the Nirbhaya rape case was inexcusable. And it is equally true that a juvenile deserves a second chance even though ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago

Changes in juvenile law

The proposed amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act that would allow juveniles between 16 and 18 years to be considered adults in cases of heinous crime is a well-thought-out step (April 23). The step of pre-assessment sieving by the Juvenile ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Adult laws will cover 16-18 year olds

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi, who piloted the Juvenile Justice Bill, told the Lok Sabha that she had tried to be pro-child and to strike a fine balance between justice to victims and rights of children. File photo TOPICS ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago Juvenile Act to be amended: Maneka Gandhi  Asian Age2 months ago Setting up of Special Juvenile Police Units under JJ Act, 2000  PIB2 months ago Special juvenile police units to be set up under JJ Act  Business Standard2 months ago

Amendments to JJ Act welcomed and derided

The amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act by the Narendra Modi government late on Wednesday evening was welcomed and derided in equal measure by various stakeholders.
 Times of India1 month ago Dec 16 gangrape: Parents welcome decision to amend JJ Act  Indian Express1 month ago

40 of juvenile delinquents in homes worse than jails SC

The debate over the Juvenile Justice Act has been raging since the 2012 Delhi gang-rape case, in which one of the accused was a minor.
 Bombay News.Net3 weeks ago

Amending JJ Act will neither reform nor deter juvenile crime

The reformative foundations of India's juvenile justice law have been shaken. Treating children the same as adult offenders is abhorrent to the philosophy underpinning the law passed in 2000. The post Amending JJ Act will neither reform nor deter juvenile ...
 First Post.com1 month ago Amending JJ Act will neither deter serious offenders nor reform juvenile crime  First Post.com1 month ago

Apex court wants relook into Juvenile Justice Act provisions

Taking note of a spurt in cases involving juvenile offenders, the Supreme Court on Monday said that some provisions under the Juvenile Justice Act should be re-examined. The court said it was difficult to conceive that minors involved in heinous offences like ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Supreme Court of Kentucky to hear arguments May 6-8 in Frankfort  Noodls3 weeks ago

Juvenile Act to Be Amended to Address Crime, Adoption: Maneka

Perhaps the time has come to disallow our men, from the North or the South, to be the spokespersons... Russian Salad, The Bake And Other Forgotten Food A lament for food once beloved of middle class India that is now on the endangered list. How India Is ...
 Outlook2 months ago

Juveniles will be treated adult soon! Cabinet clears amendments in Juvenile Justice Act

Soon, juveniles in the age group of 16 to 18 years will be treated as an adult in case of heinous crimes. Reportedly, the Union Cabinet has approved the amendments to the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act which has provision to do so.
 One India1 month ago Juveniles will be treated as adult soon! Cabinet clears amendments in Juvenile Justice Act  NewsR.in1 month ago
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