Juvenile Justice 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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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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Parliament passes Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill

Parliament has passed Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, 2015 for trying juveniles as adults. The bill was first passed in Lok Sabha in May 2015 and later in Rajya Sabha in December 2015. Now it will go for presidential approval to come into force. Key facts The bill has provision that allows ..

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