Juvenile Justice Act 2015 Current Affairs, GK & News

Amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 approved

The Union Cabinet has approved the amendments to the Juvenile Justice Care and Protection of Children Act, 2015 on February 17, 2021. Key Facts The amendment proposes that, the DMs, ADMs will monitor the functioning of agencies which are implementing this act in each district. After this amendment, the Child Protection Unit of districts will ..

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Central Adoption Resource Authority

The Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) recently celebrated its 6th annual day on January 15, 2021. The annual day is celebrated on January 15 because CARA was granted the status of statutory body on this day under Section 68 of the Juvenile Justice act, 2015. About CARA Central Adoption Resource Authority operates under the Ministry ..

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Child-friendly Police Station: Key Facts

“Child-friendly” police station was recently established in Pune as per the guidelines provided by the National Commissioner for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). This police station will work towards character building among children and will also create perception that police are not enemies but friends of people. It aims to prevent juvenile crimes and ensure ..

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Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 and Adult Criterion

The Bombay High Court set aside the order of the Mumbai city Juvenile Justice Board as well as a children’s court which directed a 17-year-old was booked for the murder of his three-year-old neighbour in Mumbai be tried as an adult under the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) Act, 2015. Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) ..

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